Tom Edwards of the BBC reports that the double-decker bridge proposal has been accepted...
EXCL: Double-decker & toll proposal for #hammersmithbridge from H&F council. Open next summer for pedestrians - vehicles next Autumn. £3 Toll for vehicles to help pay for total cost of £100m. Funding not agreed yet with Govt. pic.twitter.com/ybu92YPqAf— Tom Edwards (@BBCTomEdwards) March 19, 2021
The key points are:
One has to wonder why you would go to all the complication of putting in a double decker bridge, simply so that a minority of people could drive their cars across. Surely it would be cheaper, quicker and more sustainable to just build a single decker bridge for pedestrians and bicycles?
Posted on 19th March 2021