Guernsey

Guernsey coast road 'may collapse' without work

Coastal defence work at Rue de la Rocque
Image caption The coast road between the Rue de la Haute Banque and Les Sablon has been closed for the duration of the work

Without the reconstruction of sea defences along Guernsey's west coast the road above could collapse, according to the project engineer.

Jenny Greening said in the past boulders used as defences have eroded exposing the wall to the sea.

She said the 10-week project along the Rue de la Rocque was essential.

Ms Greening said this section of wall had a history of being undermined and the road had collapsed once before and she did not want that to happen again.

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