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    "Some environmentalists and archaeologists had voiced their opposition to the plan due to its potential impact on the area.

    Tom Holland, from the Stonehenge Alliance, said the scheme was "a £2 billion white elephant" and called the decision "shocking and shameful".

    "The decision to inject a great gash of tarmac and concrete into Britain's most precious prehistoric landscape is one that ranks simultaneously as spendthrift and sacrilegious," he said.

    "This has huge implications not just for Britain, but for the entire world. What's to stop people at Giza (site of the pyramids), or in Rwanda getting rid of gorillas because they're in the way of mining developments?."

    Cas Smith, a druid and anti-tunnel campaigner, said it was a "complete violation".

    "You wouldn't dream of pushing a bore tunnel next door to Salisbury Cathedral, so why Stonehenge," she said."

    Source: Stonehenge A303 tunnel plan approved by transport secretary - BBC News

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    I bet some were calling Stonehenge a 2 billion white elephant 3000 years ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xoggoth View Post
    I bet some were calling Stonehenge a 2 billion white elephant 3000 years ago.
    I bet 5 small white stones that back 3000 years ago they knew how to deal with people objecting to major infrastructure projects...

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    They could build a flyover much cheaper and use the existing stones as support.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    They could build a flyover much cheaper and use the existing stones as support.
    FREE homeless* shelter under the bridge too?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post

    They could build a flyover much cheaper and use the existing stones as support.


    Mind you, Newgrange in Country Meath would make a great spot for a multi-lane motorway roundabout!

    Seriously, I think a long tunnel is a great idea, as long as it is bored, rather than "cut and cover", which would obviously destroy every archaeological artifact in its path, and provided they do extensive excavations first around the entry and exit, because one reason Stonehenge was originally built was the presence of nearby springs at Blick Mead not far from the present A303.
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