Plans for new £600m road bridge spanning Thames announced

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Plans for new £600m road bridge spanning Thames announced
30th June 2014

Plans for a bridge spanning the Thames connecting Beckton and Thamesmead have been unveiled today. 

Dubbed the ‘Bridge East London’ project - the £600m road bridge would provide a crossing for vehicles and pedestrians as well as providing a link for cyclists and new bus routes. 

The announcement comes on the 120th anniversary of the completion of Tower Bridge. 

The proposal is being spearheaded by the London Chamber of Commerce, which says it will add £55m to the capital’s economy.

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