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A wobbly bridge is not something that should be treated as a joke

Some time next week Ove Arup and Partners is due to issue its action report on the Millennium footbridge, three months after the briefing held in June to report on progress. On that occasion the designers and engineers were present in force and no doubt gave as good an account of themselves as the circumstances permitted. I was not present but I was invited, and what struck me as searingly interesting when I opened the envelope was the letterhead used for the notification. At the top, ...

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