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Suspension link in California could be switched to single tower cable

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The controversial self anchored suspension link in the £3bn Oakland Bay crossing in California could be switched to a single tower cable stay design after a committee of experts reports to the State Legislature next Monday. Local sources believe the cable stay design will be preferred because its 300m tall concrete tower will be much cheaper to build than the complex four steel box original design. A final decision may not be taken until the main legislative session opens in January.

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