Delays expected on Hull’s busiest roads as abnormal load transported…

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Delays expected on Hull’s busiest roads as abnormal load transported…

Delays are expected in Hull when abnormal loads are transported across the city from the east Hull docks to Cottingham. Huge electricity transformers will be transported from Albert Dock via the A63, A1034 and the A1079. Deliveries are expected on two days this month and a further two days in June. Hitachi Energy is transporting the transformers as part of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm project. Electricity produced by the turbines is processed at a convertor station near Cottingham. Read More: ‘I thought she’d gone’: Dramatic moment four heroes save drowning girl The size of the transformers requires the use of abnormal load vehicles. Deliveries are anticipated on the mornings of May 21 and 28, and June 4 and 11, with each taking between six-eight hours, depending on the conditions. Last May, a similar delivery left some motorists frustrated as they found themselves stuck behind the slow-moving convoy, which travelled at about 10-15 miles per hour. “Glad I seen the traffic hold up before the Hessle slip road managed to cut through Hessle and get in front,” said one evidently relieved male driver. A woman motorist said: “We’re now following it up the A1079. Very wide load and very frustrating following it.” Deliveries last year were given a police escort and at one point the trailer carrying the transformers deliberately had to be lowered to get under a bridge across t
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