Holderness Road delays as east Hull braced for cycle lane…

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Holderness Road delays as east Hull braced for cycle lane…

Holderness Road delays as east Hull braced for cycle lane overhaul
2021-07-16 07:27:00
Work is due to begin constructing Hull's controversial cycle lanes across a popular east Hull route. From Monday, delays can be expected in the evening as Hull City Council warn the “short term inconvenience” will be a long term gain. The major cycle lane upgrades will encourage people to travel more actively in Hull. The council say improvements on Holderness Road will create a safer environment for cyclists travelling along this main route in the east of the city. Read more: Hull neighbourhoods considered for 'mini Holland' cycle-friendly zones It follows upgrades to Alfred Gelder Street, with plans to improve cycle routes in Clarence Street. From Monday July 19, evening works will be carried out from 7pm until 11pm at the outbound lane between Ings Road and Diadem Roundabout. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now The new work will include re-signing and relabelling key routes with green lines, creating mandatory cycle lanes and protection for cycle lanes with bolt-down kerbs. Councillor Dean Kirk, portfolio holder for highways said: “We have big ambitions to create a truly connected city and this latest scheme will help us as we work to encourage more people to cycle around Hull. To sign up for the Hull Live newsletter, click here. “While this may cause some short-term inconvenience, the long-term benefits are huge for the people of Hull. “By choosing more sustainable forms of transport, we will not only improve the health and wellbeing of our residents, but will ultimately help to reduce the number of cars on our roads.”

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