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Not as out of the loop as I thought! [Feb. 12th, 2017|05:59 pm]
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Driving in to Sunderland last night to dine with cousins who were in town for the match, we passed road signs about road closures for the building of the "New Wear Crossing". There's to be a new Wear crossing? Yes, apparently so - and durham_rambler, whose grip on the local news is better than mine, knew somrthing of it. Then, as we were discussing this, we looked across to our right, and there indeed was something new, a tall spike pointing up into the night sky, the single pylon which will support the bridge. I was embarrassed that I had been so unaware of something whose construction was so far advanced.

I felt a little better this morning when durham_rambler told me that the pylon had been in position since just three o' clock that afternoon. And look - Flickr has photos!

From: athenais
2017-02-12 07:57 pm (UTC)
A relief not to have to think of oneself as wholly out of touch! :D
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[User Picture]From: shewhomust
2017-02-13 02:42 pm (UTC)
An unaccustomed pleasure!
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