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A pricey fantasy


If South Korea can build a six lane highway 18.2km long, including an 11.66km bridge crossing a navigable seaway for £800M (NCE last week), how come the replacement Forth Road bridge is priced at £1bn?

Has a 'Holyrood' factor been priced in already to allow for political interference?

And complete the project inside four years, even though our winter weather is so bad that work has to shut down for two months?

Richard Chown, Woodlawn, Philpstoun, West Lothian EH49 6RH

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