ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Hope for easing Newport traffic problems as George Street Bridge opens
6:20am Wednesday 9th April 2014 in News
The new £2 million George Street Bridge was officially opened by the town mayor, councillor Trevor Vaughan, marking the culmination of a 17-year-old dream.
The workers who built the bridge were each given vouchers for seven pints of beer which they could spend in nearby pubs which had been given special extensions for the occasion.
The Argus printed a special supplement to mark the occasion:
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