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Village Bypass Construction

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After all the planning & consultations work was finally underway and what a job it would entail! Notice the chalk coming to the surface. Making the bypass meant the excavation of an entire hillside This truck is bigger than it looks! L L L After all the planning & consultations work was finally underway and what a job it would entail! Notice the chalk coming to the surface. Have earth, will travel L L Look at the chalk everywhere Although it carved up some lovely countryside, it was a necessary action L Look at the size of the truck compared to its driver! L The Bere Regis bypass in full construction mode L L Built to the north of the village between 1981 and 1982, the cutting at maximum was 92 feet deep. T L L Photograph courtesy of George Ward L In a matter of hours Bere Regis would never be the same again. How wonderful that nature has crept up and covered this man made dent on the landscape. L