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Investment is welcome but 'Boris Burrow' isn't the best way to spend it

Wesley Johnston


Expert says bridge and tunnel to Scotland are possible but there are more pressing concerns.

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The York Street Interchange would cost a fraction of the ‘Boris Burrow’

The York Street Interchange would cost a fraction of the ‘Boris Burrow’

The York Street Interchange would cost a fraction of the ‘Boris Burrow’

Few infrastructure proposals have polarised opinion as much as the 'Boris Bridge', and now the 'Boris Burrow'.

Initially envisaged as a bridge to Scotland, at an estimated cost of £15-20bn, the severe Irish Sea weather typical has now turned minds to a tunnel.

There is no doubt that such a link would have benefits for both Ireland and Scotland, allowing freight to move more easily and reliably between the two islands.


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