Camerton footbridge in position
Last updated at 12:13, Friday, 12 October 2012
The new £500,000 Camerton footbridge was lifted into place over the River Derwent this week, almost three years after the original crossing was swept away by floods.
The 170ft bridge between Camerton and Great Clifton will open next month and is the last major public right of way scheme to be completed since the 2009 floods.
The crossing was paid for with £310,000 from Cumbria County Council’s flood recovery fund and £190,000 from the North West Improvement and Efficiency Partnership.
The replacement work was carried out by Lumsden & Carroll Civil Engineering and was designed and built by Nusteel Limited.
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First published at 11:56, Friday, 12 October 2012
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk
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i live in chaple brow and my school whent to go to see it open the schools name Derwent Vale . me and my mum used to walk over to it.
i love the new bridge
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