Futures Forum: A replacement for Alma Bridge wins Town Council support
Although the project is of course connected to other pressing issues:
Futures Forum: Beach Management Plan: and the future of Alma Bridge
Futures Forum: “Before effectively closing Alma Bridge permanently to all but able-bodied pedestrians, I suggest that someone now co-ordinates action to reduce cliff erosion.”
The Town Council considered the latest plans for the bridge:
Alma Bridge Replacement – Amended Design
Nick Jennings, Principle Bridge Engineer, Devon County Council gave an update on an amended design for the proposed replacement for Alma Bridge. Plans were displayed for Members consideration.
RESOLVED: That Sidmouth Town Council support the proposed siting and design for the replacement for Alma Bridge and agreed that bore holes to obtain rock samples could be drilled at the appropriate sites on The Ham when required during the planning stages.
Minutes of the meeting of Sidmouth Town Councilin its Capacity as Trustee- 4 September 2017
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Sidmouth councillors back ‘seriously needed’ Alma Bridge replacement after new design revealed
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