MAR 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Road Into Coventry Faces Big Delays
delays are expected for cars heading in and out of Coventry city
centre from next week, when work starts on one of the busiest
will next Monday at the junction of Holyhead Road and Barras Lane
to install disabled facilities at the traffic lights.
upgrading work to help pedestrians will include call buttons
within the central reserve area, dropped kerbs throughout the
junction, along with tactile paving and tactile buttons to help
traffic signals will be in use at this junction during the work,
which is expected to last three weeks.
a diversion route around the affected area will be introduced.
left turn from Holyhead Road into Barras Lane heading into the
city centre will be banned.
traffic will be diverted to the roundabout island of Holyhead Road
and the Ring Road, where it will turn a near complete circle and
go back along the Holyhead Road, to turn right.
Coventry City Council spokesperson said:
Road is a major arterial route into the city, therefore long
delays are expected and drivers are advised to find an
alternative route where possible.”
city council apologises for the inconvenience caused by the
works, which are being supervised by Babtie Consulting
Engineers, on behalf of the council.”