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Rosscorr Viaduct

Rosscorr Viaduct in Fermanagh was constructed in 1922 out of precast concrete, but was blown up 50 years later, but not as a result of terrorist action. The damaged portion of the roadway was demolished by the Royal Engineers in the 1970s to prevent the route being used as an escape route for opportunistic IRA members. The bridge was reopened in the 1980s by the addition of a short section of Bailey bridge. With the route re-established, a PVCP (Permanent Vehicle Check Point) was setup and manned by soldiers of the local resident Battalion. The chekpoint was removed in the late 1990s as part of the Good Friday decommissioning.