Portpatrick in Scotland, a likely site for Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland. Photo: ShutterstockPortpatrick in Scotland, a likely site for Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland. Photo: Shutterstock
Portpatrick in Scotland, a likely site for Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland. Photo: Shutterstock

Boris Johnson wants to build a 35km sea bridge from Scotland to Northern Ireland. Can it be done?

  • Experts say building bridge over waters 300 metres deep would be ‘technically feasible, but challenging’
  • Comes as UK prime minister moves forward with HS2 high-speed rail plan, despite soaring costs
Topic |   Britain
Portpatrick in Scotland, a likely site for Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland. Photo: ShutterstockPortpatrick in Scotland, a likely site for Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland. Photo: Shutterstock
Portpatrick in Scotland, a likely site for Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland. Photo: Shutterstock
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