23 May '16, 9pm

New blog: The Postwick Hub Fiasco "possibly the worst designed junction ever built"

New blog: The Postwick Hub Fiasco "possibly the worst designed junction ever built"

At the 2013 Planning Inquiry, Postwick Hub was shown to have the poorest value for money for any recent UK road scheme as it would increase journey times. Norfolk County Council agreed that because of these delays some drivers would enter Norwich via alternative routes. This is being seen already and the junction has only just been opened. However, Norfolk County Council, with the support of Norwich, Broadland and South Norfolk Councils, blindly promoted Postwick Hub because they were intent on forcing it through as the first stage of the Northern Distributor Road (NDR) . PHOTO CREDIT: Mike Page One fundamental design flaw is that two major streams of traffic from the NDR and A47 east will converge on a complex signalised junction, with only short link roads to accommodate the flows before tailbacks set in. Traffic from A47 east travelling to east Norwich is already causin...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/blog/roads/postwick-hub...

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