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Enterprising UK resident builds his own private toll road


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Enterprising UK resident builds his own private toll road

If you want something doing do it yourself – that’s what UK resident Mike Watts did when a landslide closed a local road.

The thoroughfare was expected to be closed for months creating great inconvenience. So Watts went ahead and built one of his own.

Now he is charging locals to use it so they can cut their journey times by one hour, but he needs 1200 cars a day paying two pounds each to cover his costs.

The road is only temporary as the main Bristol to Bath road in southwest England is expected to be repaired next year.

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