(re)Building Hadrian’s Wall?

Interesting item in the North West Evening Mail on how much it would cost if they were to build Hadrian’s Wall today … here’s the incipit:

Carillion, which is working on the Waterfront business park on Barrow Island, which includes some traditional stone walls, calculated that it would take around 1,500 construction workers about two-and-a-half years to build a modern version of Hadrian’s Wall, Europe’s longest historic monument, at a cost of £400m.

Seems rather cheap, although those aren’t dollars …


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