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Monday, 4 February, 2002, 11:23 GMT
Picture gallery: Horseshoe pass
Work to restore a road in north east Wales - which was virtually destroyed by a landslide - has reached the final stages.

The construction work on the A542, Horseshoe Pass in Llangollen follows its partial collapse after a mudslide in November 2000.

It has cost around 750,000 to secure the existing slip face, rebuild the road and to erect a large concrete retaining wall.

The collapse of the road followed weeks of torrential rain in the area which flooded out homes and businesses across north Wales.

Work on the Horseshoe Pass in Llangollen
An eight foot mud slide cascasded down the hill in November 2000

The Horseshoe Pass in Llangollen
Part of the road has been cordoned off since the landslide

The A542 in Llangollen
The road is used as a direct link to Llangollen

LLangollen
Llangollen is a small town and relies heavily on tourism

The River Dee in Llangollen
The River Dee reached critical levels during the floods

The Britannia Inn on the Horseshoe Pass
The Britannia Inn cost over 200, 000 to repair

See also:

04 Feb 02 | Wales
Valley road reaches new heights
22 Oct 01 | Wales
Criticism over flood damage
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