Viaduct works traffic measures to be unveiled

Published on: 05 Jun 2017

Residents will be able to find out this weekend about the traffic measures proposed while work is carried out on the Bromley Heath Viaduct.
 
Meetings are taking place throughout June to outline the plans to mitigate the impact on local people of the work, which will mean traffic on the A4174 Avon Ring Road being reduced from four lanes to two.
 
The details will also be available online from Saturday at www.southglos.gov.uk/bhviaduct
 
Work will start in July. A decision on whether extra money will be available to reduce the timescale from  52 weeks to 33 has been delayed by the general election.
 
A recommendation to provide the cash will go to the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership on June 28.
 
Confirmed meeting dates are:
 
Saturday 10 June, 10am to 12 noon, Little Stoke Primary School, Little Stoke Lane BS34 6HY
 
Tuesday 13 June, 6pm to 8pm, Frampton Cotterell C of E Primary School, Rectory Road BS36 2BT
Wednesday 14 June, 7.15pm to 9pm, Frenchay Village Hall, Beckspool Road BS16 1NU
 
Saturday 17 June, 10am to 12 noon, Downend Library, Buckingham Gardens BS16 5TW
 
Monday 19 June, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Bromley Heath Infants School, Quakers Road BS16 6NJ
 
Thursday 22 June, 6pm to 8pm, Emersons Green Village Hall, Emersons Way BS16 7AP
 
Tuesday 27 June, 6pm to 8pm, Winterbourne Greenfield Centre, Park Avenue BS36 1NJ
 
Wednesday 28 June, 5pm to 7pm, The Pavilion, Elm Park, Filton BS34 7PS
 
Wednesday 5 July, 6pm to 8pm, Winterbourne Library, Flaxpits Lane BS36 1LA.
 
South Gloucestershire Council’s head of StreetCare and Transport Mark King said: “We hope that listening to local people’s views and suggestions will help to minimise disruption to residents and road users in the area. This second round of meetings will see senior officers present the confirmed traffic management plan after considering all of the feedback received.”

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