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Action taken over dangerous landslip

PUBLISHED: 14:29 03 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:29 03 August 2019

The new bridge in Hinderclay. Picture: SUFFOLK HIGHWAYS

The new bridge in Hinderclay. Picture: SUFFOLK HIGHWAYS

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A new bridge has been installed along a Suffolk footpath to keep walkers safe on an area affected by a landslip.

The new bridge had to be installed after landslip issues in Hinderclay. Picture: SUFFOLK HIGHWAYSThe new bridge had to be installed after landslip issues in Hinderclay. Picture: SUFFOLK HIGHWAYS

Suffolk Highways, which looks after the majority of the county's roads and footpath network, posted photos of the dangerous walkway prior to the work showing it to be little more than a mudflow which many walkers would find difficult to navigate.

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But it has installed a new bridge along one of the most severely affected part of footpath 12 in Hinderclay, near Diss.

The organisation said on Twitter: "A new bridge has recently been installed along footpath 12 in #Hinderclay.

"This is to resolve the landslip issue, thank you to all of our contractors for your hard work making this route accessible again for all who wish to use it."

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