Swing Bridge, Canvey Island

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th March 1959.

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Photo of Bernard Braine Bernard Braine , Essex South East 12:00 am, 25th March 1959

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether he is satisfied that the swing bridge linking Canvey Island with the mainland is safe for vehicular traffic; how frequently the bridge is inspected; on how many occasions it has developed a mechanical failure in the last twelve months; and what is its expected life.