No longer can a city win the Olympics without a wholesale spending of tax dollars to make the city pedestrian and athlete friendly. The first permanent bridge has been installed for the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
The bridge is just the first of 30 bridges that will be built specifically in anticipation of the 2012 Olympics. The bridge runs across the River Lea in the north part of the Olympic Village.
Implications - The bridge will have a lasting impact on London's famed infrastructure, which includes many iconic bridges which have gone down in history as popular tourist destinations. Despite the inconvenience and expenses behind this kind of construction, hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics will prove fruitful for London and its tourism industry.
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Major Bridge Across River Lea
- By: Going Like SixtyOct 29, 2008 Updated: Aug 3 2011