Residents in Aberdeen have launched a legal bid to block a proposed bridge across the River Don.
The future of the £14m Third Don Crossing is in doubt after Glen and Susan Morrison, who have been served with compulsory purchase orders, said they are going ahead with a legal challenge to the Court of Session.
In March a public inquiry ruled that compulsory purchase orders could be used to create the new bridge between Tillydrone and Danestone.
Mr and Mrs Morrison have confirmed that their solicitor lodged a challenge to the Court of Session in light of that decision.
Mr Morrison, who stays at Meadow Place in Tillydrone, is set to lose more than half of his front garden if the scheme goes ahead.
He said: "We have looked into the strength of the case and having thought long and hard about making a decision, we feel that the decision made at the public inquiry was the wrong one."
Linda Barclay, Don Crossing Communities Alliance (DCCA) member, added: "At recent meetings with DCCA members and property owners, it was agreed that we are to continue to oppose the Third Don Crossing, as well as offer assistance to the Morrisons where possible."
An Aberdeen City Council spokesman said: "Aberdeen City Council has not yet received confirmation of any court action being brought in relation to compulsory purchase orders raised for the Third Don Crossing and so it would be inappropriate to comment on any legal action being taken."
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