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Author Topic: Gipsy Patch Lane Bridge  (Read 393 times)
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« on: January 26, 2020, 06:22:38 pm »

I'm sure this subject has been referred to elsewhere, but I can't find it! Things are getting serious at Gipsy Patch Lane this year, with the replacement of the old arched bridge for the Cribbs Patchway MetroBus Extension

There's video, apparently produced using Roblox, which shows how they're going to do it. I'm loving the use of the 'Farewell to the HST' set to illustrate passing traffic...

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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2020, 06:33:44 pm »

And I'm loving the packing box, with faces labelled 'Top, Left, Front'.

These are going to be long works. Effectively until the end of 2021 it seems, for road users.

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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2020, 06:41:39 pm »

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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2020, 07:56:04 pm »

You learn something every day. lots of things, but some are lightbulb moments.

"Gipsy Patch Lane" I read ... and thought "nah - it's Gypsy Patch Lane".  But, hey, I were wrong and (of course) Red Squirrel is right.

Both spellings are good for general use.  See Diversity Style Guide. Having assigned "Gip" to the lane, it leaves "Gyp" as an even more special name in or family. 

Sorry about the thread hijack


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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2020, 10:04:44 am »

No pain, no gain. At least when it's done, drivers will be able to get to the traffic lights for the A38 more quickly than at present. And it sounds as if Cribbs Causeway could be connected to Bristol Parkway by 2022 if MetroBust can find an operator.

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