HC Deb 31 January 1934 vol 285 cc345-6
29. Mr. JOEL

asked the Minister of Transport the policy of his Department with regard to assisting the reconstruction of the large number of bridges in the country which are insufficiently strong to carry ordinary motor traffic?


I attach great importance to the elimination of weak and dangerous bridges, and am disappointed at the slow progress hitherto made despite the assistance offered from the Road Fund. At my suggestion conferences with bridge authorities and organisations representative of commercial transport by road have been convened by the county councils to consider the problem of weak bridges on important roads in their areas.

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