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Large bridge sections were on the road this week as Balfour Beatty's £850,000 footbridge was hauled from Chepstow on the Welsh border to site on the River Medway at Maidstone. The three steel box decks, two 21m long and a third 28m central section, required a police escort for the route, which included crossing the Severn Bridge. Once on site the sections will be welded together by fabricator FairfieldMabey to form a 70m span and lifted into place over the Medway using a 500 tonne ...

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