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People in Beaminster say they are disappointed, but not surprised, that work to repair the tunnel is being delayed. It will now reopen several weeks after the original deadline of May.
It is because engineers have been tied up working on other landslides and weather-related problems across the region.
Work to reopen the Beaminster Tunnel has been delayed and will now not meet its original opening deadline of May. Two people died when their car was buried in a landslip at the tunnel in July last year.
The work, which is expected to cost £2.1 million is up to five weeks behind schedule. It is not now due to be completed until June or July. A spokesman from Dorset County Council commented: