Historic UK Railway Bridge to be Renovated

14 June 2010 (Last Updated June 14th, 2010 18:30)

The Royal Albert bridge, which connects Devon and Cornwall in the UK, will be renovated after plans for Network Rail to carry out the work were approved. The 151-year-old bridge will be strengthened and refurbished over three years. The structure is expected to undergo repair

The Royal Albert bridge, which connects Devon and Cornwall in the UK, will be renovated after plans for Network Rail to carry out the work were approved.

The 151-year-old bridge will be strengthened and refurbished over three years.

The structure is expected to undergo repair work to its corroded parts and will also be re-painted.

The total cost of the project is estimated at £10m ($14.5m), according to news.bbc.co.uk.