Armac busts Coventry bridge…

Armac reconfirms position as bridge busting supremo with weekend possession.

armac bridgeA bridge over Coventry’s ring road has been demolished in the latest milestone of a £59 million redevelopment.

West Bridge was removed on Sunday. The ring road was due to be shut from Saturday night until 05:00 on Monday between junctions five and seven.

The redevelopment, called Friargate, will include a new bridge linking the city centre and railway station.

Junction six will remain closed at most times until June 2015 while further construction takes place.

A nearby firm, however, said it feared it may fold before the work was completed, as it claimed the disruption had hit passing trade.

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