Have a say on Portswood Road / Lodge Road junction revamp

Portswood Road Bevois Valley junction 600px P1040689A consultation has opened on government-funded plans to revamp the Portswood Road and Lodge Road junction next summer.


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The scheme will “provide a safer pedestrian crossing and cycle facilities and improve the signal technology”, says the council on its transport website.

Proposals include ‘green man’ crossings with countdown timers so pedestrians know how long they have to cross a currently very difficult to navigate junction, and changes to lights also giving cycles safer crossing, and bus priority.

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Signals that are more responsive to changing traffic levels through the day are also planned.

Work will be funded by the government from the Department for Transport’s Transforming Cities Fund, says the council.

You can see more detail and complete a survey, by December 11, from this link

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