Using the theory that spider silk is one of the strongest substances on Earth the team attempted to build a bridge across the River Seven in Somerset using the material.
A number of spiders were employed but proved to be ungovernable leading to further delays.
Today’s development may well be the final nail in the coffin for the ill conceived project.
‘I guess we just overlooked the main function of spider silk, that is to catch flies.’ admitted Bob Twain the project foreman. ‘I feel like such a failure.’ we heard him say as we were packing up our stuff.
Meanwhile spiders across the Somerset area have been forced to migrate to other counties or face starvation.