A Luton-based easyJet plane, carrying 157 passengers, has had to make an emergency landing.
How To Demolish A Motorway Bridge
In just 15.5 hours the Highways Agency and its contractors (Armac, the demolition company, and Costain-Carrillion JV, the main contractor), closed the M1 motorway in Bedfordshire, and prepared it for the demolition of the old A5120 road bridge, built in 1959.
Demolition kicked off at 2115 on the Saturday night (30 June 2012), with the hydraulic breakers making short work of the concrete and steel structure. The M1 was fully re-opened from 1130 the following morning - 30 minutes ahead of schedule.
The bridge was demolished as part of the improvements at junction 12 (Toddington/Dunstable), being delivered within the M1 J10 to J13 managed motorway scheme.
The family of a 16 year old boy, killed in a hit & run in Hemel Hempstead, have cried as police appeal for the driver to hand themselves in
Tributes paid to 16 year old boy, who died two days after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Hemel Hempstead.
Convicted Luton drug dealer who ordered hit on his middle class accountant love rival jailed for life.
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