BBC Points West Feature

Broadcast Friday 26th June 2009, BBC1

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The New Bridge

Sustrans commissioned two designs and both options were discussed at the public consultations. The public favourite was the underslung truss.

The video below features this bridge and shows a deck widened to 2.5 m from 2.0 in response to the public preference apparent from the consultation.

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At the moment Brockweir has more young people and families than it has for many years. Movement for these young people can be very restricted. The availability of a cycleway would give them an opportunity to develop their autonomy, being able to travel to local villages, and - for those who want to - to cycle to their catchment area secondary school in Chepstow (Wyedean).

Lynn Stockley
Brockweir resident