Tunnel Under Stonehenge Planned

A public inquiry has been opened to study government plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge. A new plan from the British government would solve the problem of heavy traffic during the tourist season by tunneling under the monument. The planned road would be 1.3 miles long and cost 183 million pounds. While most agree that the removal of the road from the Salisbury plain would be a good idea, environmentalists and archaeologists are worried about the effect of the tunnel on the landscape and on the monument itself.

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