Lincoln footbridge plans approved

The Lincoln News

Plans for a footbridge to go over the level crossing on the high street have been approved.

A planning committee gathered on Wednesday night to discuss the proposed solution and subsequently have allowed the plans to go ahead.

The pathway is being put in place to reduce waiting times, whilst also ensuring the safety of the public, with Network Rail having footage of people risking their life, to get over the barrier quicker.

Work is set to being in Autumn 2014 after it was announced it will take the place of The Sleep Shop and Superdrug. However, full possession of this site is required before work can begin.

The bridge structure will include lifts for both disabled and cycle access.

Network Rail say the bridge will be made out of high quality materials such as Stone and Copper, whilst there will be glass panels to give a viewing point on…

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