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Barrier concern.

NEW safety barriers at the scene of a triple death have been branded an eyesore.

Highway bosses insist the new barriers on Wylam Bridge are necessary to prevent a repeat of the accident which claimed three young lives in February 2006 when their car plunged through iron railings.

But Tony Geary, a member of the Wylam Bridge Action Group has slammed their appearance. He said: "The whole edifice is a monstrosity and completely out of character for rural Northumberland." Northumberland County Council said the work is necessary to prevent another tragedy.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 16, 2007
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