Exeter M5 bridge wins national construction award

Redhayes Bridge The Redhayes Bridge cost £3.75m

Related Stories

A bridge that crosses the M5 in Devon has been given a national award for its design and construction.

The Redhayes Bridge, near Junction 29, has won a British Construction Industry Award.

The bridge for pedestrians and cyclists opened in July and cost £3.75m. It links Exeter and a new science park, which is under construction.

Devon County Council won the award for the project in the local authority category.

The council's cabinet member for highways and transportation, Stuart Hughes, said: "This is an incredible achievement and we're honoured to receive such a high profile award.

"It was designed with the intention of creating a striking landmark," he added.

The bridge will provide a route to the proposed town of Cranbrook, its 2,900 homes as well as schools and shops.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Devon

Weather

Plymouth

22 °C 15 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

Programmes

  • A screenshot from Goat SimulatorClick Watch

    The goat simulator which started as a joke but became a surprising hit, plus other tech news

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.