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Is one way in enough to service this site?
THE Press of December 4 reports an agreement to develop the “teardrop” site with £500,000 to be spent on the immediate costs of transport and consultancy fees, and details of the £9.5 million spending to emerge next year.
Much has been said of the resulting benefits: 8,000 full-time jobs and 6,700 construction jobs building the 1,088 homes, offices, shops and a hotel.
Presumably the bridge to the site will be built first, during and after which there will be large numbers of vehicles involved in the construction and administration of the project.
Some sort of organised special effort will need to be made on the already very busy approach roads and parking for the many vehicles during and after the initial construction of the bridge and the rest of the building.
Having dealt with the way into this treasured site, the question arises: is there only one entrance to and from the Teardrop?
Surely there will have to be a through route for the site, using another exit/entrance on another side or building another bridge?
Otherwise there is likely to be extra confusion and congestion on the already very busy road approaching the carriageworks area.
J Beisly, Osprey Close, York.
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