Save a Life - Rebuild the bridge across Anglesea Road, Portsmouth
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Anglesea Road, Portsmouth footbridge was demolished almost 14 years ago when a lorry crashed into it. Since then, only the stairs and ramps leading up the old bridge remain closed off to the public.
I travel this piece of road daily. I recently nearly killed a pedestrian as they blindly followed the person in front of them across the road - without looking up from their mobile. I witness similar close calls regularly and it is only a matter of time before a fatality happens.
Thousands of people cross that road during the day – most of whom are students from the University of Portsmouth, but also commuters from the ferry and visitors to and from Gunwharf.
I am calling for the bridge to be reinstated - it can only be a matter of time before someone is killed at this crossing. Previous calls to the council to reinstate the bridge have not succeeded. Please join me and sign my petition to convince the council to take action before it's too late.
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