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Cameras used to aid bridge diversion planning

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outh Gloucestershire Council (SGC) says it received an “excellent” response rate to a recently conducted online travel survey aimed at users of Gipsy Patch Lane. The results of the survey will be used to help plan the traffic management needed during a series of full closures of the road, the first of which is due to start on Monday 3rd June and last for one month. The road closures, over a period of nearly two years, are needed to allow the existing narrow arch railway bridge to Left: Gipsy Patch Lane railway bridge. Right: Traffic survey cameras have been used extensively around the Stokes be replaced by a much wider concrete structure. cameras mounted at various the cameras are located. This highway closure as soon as it The work is being carried out points around the Stokes during will help us to plan diversion is confirmed – we currently as part of the Cribbs Patchway March. SGC has confirmed that routes and traffic management expect this to be in early May. MetroBus Extension (CPME) these cameras are connected to in the area during the CPME Following that, there will be scheme, which also involves the the CPME works. A spokesperson construction work. We may use further information published on creation of new bus lanes along said: “We will use recorded data cameras for this purpose at other an ongoing basis associated with parts of Gipsy Patch Lane. to determine journey times and times during the project too.” phases of construction and traffic Local residents may have the number of vehicles travelling “We will publicise further management.” Easter temporary BSJ ad.qxp_Layout 1 19/02/2019 15:34 Page 1 noticed traffic survey between the points at which information about the June ● http://bit.ly/cpme-build

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