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Jade's Crossing

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Jade's Crossing
Location Map ( geo)
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The Bridge in 2010
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Location
Detling
County
Kent
Highway Authority
Kent
Opening Date
2002
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Truss Bridge
On road(s)
A249 • Pilgrims Way
Crossings related to the A249
Crossings related to the Pilgrims Way


Jade's Crossing is a footbridge in Detling, Kent, where the A249 crosses the Pilgrims Way. It is named after Jade Hobbs, who was killed in a road accident in this location on 16 December 2000. It opened in 2002.

The junction was created when the Detling Bypass opened in 1962. Prior to this, the two roads met in the village centre. At the time, the A249 was the preferred route to the Channel ports, connecting the M20 to the M2 and the junction became a significant accident blackspot, as locals had to cross a 70mph D2 road. The speed limit through the junction was later reduced to 50mph.

The bridge includes a symbol of a ballerina, which was an interest of Jade Hobbs.




Jade's Crossing
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