By a County Press reporter
Thursday, March 7, 2013
PLANS to take the Cowes to East Cowes floating bridge out of action for an annual inspection at the same time as major roadworks in Newport have been rescheduled by the Isle of Wight Council.
The Isle of Wight Council said this morning (Thursday) it would delay the floating bridge annual inspection until April 15.
It was originally due to start on March 18, however that sparked criticism it could add to significant disruption caused by roadworks in Newport, in place because of a major gas main service and works by Southern Gas.
The inspection is expected to last five days, during which time a passenger launch will be in place that can also be used by cyclists.
Diversions will be in place for motorists.
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