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Old 15th February 2020, 02:28 AM   #2986
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Oh well. BoJo's cunning bridge between Scotland and Ireland is blown out of the water.

Bomb-disposal experts have warned it would be too dangerous to build a bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland if it was to involve spanning the vast offshore munitions dump that lies on the most direct route over the Irish Sea.

The most direct route for Boris Johnson’s idea of a 28-mile bridge would involve crossing Beaufort’s Dyke, a trench that contains more than 1m tonnes of unexploded munitions, plus chemical weapons and radioactive waste.

Robin Rickard, a consultant with the explosive ordnance advisers Exord, said “any intrusive works such as piling associated with the construction of bridges would pose an unacceptable level of risk” because it could disturb the munitions on the seabed.

Can't be done because of bombs dumped under the Irish Sea.

How many hospitals are we going to build? Forty!
How many more police? Twenty-thousand!
How many more nurses? Fifty-thousand!
How many more buses? Hahaha!
How many bridges? _DOH!
The parting on the Left
Is now parting on the Right ~ Pete Townshend

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