Bere Regis Village website

Village Bypass Construction

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After all the planning & consultations work was finally underway and what a job it would entail! Notice the chalk coming to the surface. Making the bypass meant the excavation of an entire hillside This truck is bigger than it looks! After all the planning & consultations work was finally underway and what a job it would entail! Notice the chalk coming to the surface. Have earth, will travel Look at the chalk everywhere Although it carved up some lovely countryside, it was a necessary action Look at the size of the truck compared to its driver! The Bere Regis bypass in full construction mode Built to the north of the village between 1981 and 1982, the cutting at maximum was 92 feet deep.
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Photograph courtesy of George Ward In a matter of hours Bere Regis would never be the same again. How wonderful that nature has crept up and covered this man made dent on the landscape.
© 2003, Bere Regis Village Website.

Village Bypass Construction

Bere Regis Village Website
Click / tap image for a larger view Click / tap T on image for more text - L to enlarge image
After all the planning & consultations work was finally underway and what a job it would entail! Notice the chalk coming to the surface. Making the bypass meant the excavation of an entire hillside This truck is bigger than it looks! After all the planning & consultations work was finally underway and what a job it would entail! Notice the chalk coming to the surface. Have earth, will travel Look at the chalk everywhere Although it carved up some lovely countryside, it was a necessary action Look at the size of the truck compared to its driver! The Bere Regis bypass in full construction mode Built to the north of the village between 1981 and 1982, the cutting at maximum was 92 feet deep.
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Photograph courtesy of George Ward In a matter of hours Bere Regis would never be the same again. How wonderful that nature has crept up and covered this man made dent on the landscape.
© 2003, Bere Regis Village Website.