A11 northbound slip road

Phase 2

Expected start: January 2018 (pending agreement of proposals)

A consultation on the second phase of work in the area finished on 1 August 2017.  The plans can be downloaded from the box above.

New Traffic Regulation Orders were advertised for the Prohibition ‘At Any Time’ Waiting restrictions and changes to the existing contraflow cycle lane, as shown on the plans.

The proposed waiting restrictions are on the sections of road from Roundhouse Way to just east of the existing signal controlled crossing, and a section further eastwards on the left hand bend to the A11 slip road.

On the long straight section of Newmarket Road, parking would be retained but the contraflow cycle lane would be made advisory adjacent to the parking sections so that vehicles using the road can pass any parked vehicles and legally cross into the cycle lane for that short distance.

Comments received during the consultation are currently being considered ahead of the final plans being agreed. This page will be updated with the final scheme details and next steps when they become available.

Phase 1

August - September 2017

Details of work:

  • Kerbing and surfacing work on the A11 slip road and at its junction with Colney lane
  • Installation of separator islands on the slip road to provide protection for cyclists
  • Installation of signing for a permanent ‘Prohibition of Motor Vehicles – except for access’ restriction on the service road from Round House Way to the A11 northbound slip 
    (this service road is called Newmarket Road)

Reasons for work:

  • This work was part of the improvements to the Cringleford section of the blue pedalway, which links Hethersett to the city centre

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