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Sorry’s not enough
So once again, Bishopthorpe Road is going to be dug up, for eight weeks this time.
“We apologise for the inconvenience” is all we get, having been informed by road signs erected only this week that the work starts on Monday. Has any one in our council considered the effect of this on the movement of traffic in the area?
Have any of our planners tried to turn right from Scarcroft Road into The Mount/Blossom Street junction?
Because of the ridiculous phasing of the lights, the traffic to the right stands while the lights to exit from Scarcroft Road are on green, so when, as inevitably happens, the box junction is filled with cars, one car at best exits.
One solution would be to have outbound traffic directed down Terry Avenue (admittedly difficult at the moment) with inbound traffic directed through the estate behind Bishopthorpe Road, making each one-way only.
Would anyone in our planning office care to comment?
John Martin, Russell Street, York
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