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Live Hull traffic updates as city faces ‘painfully slow’ rush…

Live Hull traffic updates as city faces ‘painfully slow’ rush hour
2021-09-07 05:00:00
Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will auto-play soon8CancelPlay nowMotorists across Hull are battling traffic queues n the roads this Tuesday evening as the school run returns. The AA estimates a ten per cent rise in the number of cars on the road as parents drop off and collect their children as well as extra buses in the city's traffic lanes. As more cycle lanes are created in Hull and with ongoing roadworks there were significant delays this morning. Find more traffic and travel news from around Hull by clicking here. A survey by Hull People's Panel reveals that 86 per cent of those who took part in its first poll on traffic and travel believe the city has a major congestion problem. The majority – 78 per cent – believe road works are the main issue with 59 per cent saying there are too many cycle lanes, with not enough off-road provision for those using bikes. Hull City Council has previously asked motorists to consider staggering journey times, using public transport or cycling to avoid mounting traffic. Follow all of today's traffic and travel updates in our live blog below. 15:38Sophie KitchingWatch: ‘Painfully slow’ traffic in Hull this afternoon15:25Keith PhillipsCyclist taken to hospital after collisionPolice were called to a road traffic collision on Ings Road in Hull at 9:00am this morning. It was reported that a car and a cyclist had collided.The cyclist was taken to hospital to be treated for their injuries, which are not thought to be life threatening says Humberside Police.15:17Keith PhillipsSection of A63 to close in both directions overnightNational Highways says a section of the A63 will be closed in both directions between 8pm tonight to 6am Wednesday morning.The section affected is: A63 eastbound and westbound Brighton Street to Garrison. Carriageway closures lane closures and narrow lanes with 30mph speed restriction for construction improvement. Diversion route in place via local highway authority network.14:51Keith PhillipsPolice top tips for the school runMap it out: If you’re travelling to a new school, trying a different route or getting to school on foot or bike, there’s help available to plan and prepare for your journey.Allow extra time: There will be more traffic on the road so when you plan your route, allow extra time to get there (including for any arrangements that specific schools might have in place). You could test out your route to make sure you’re prepared.Plan for the end of the journey too: If necessary to drive, park safely and where possible consider parking further away and walking the last five minutes of the journey. This will help reduce congestion and pollution around the school gates and allow families to maintain social distancing.Gear up and be prepared: For those taking the journey on two wheels, bikes need to have had all of the relevant safety checks either at home or can be taken to a cycle hub. Children need to remember a helmet! For families where this might be the first time that children are getting back in the car, children need to have the correct car seat.Stay alert on the road: Help children to stay alert and remind them of the road safety messages when using the road. Using a mobile phone or other distractions such as listening to music should be avoided to ensure that they can look, listen and be as safe as possible on the journey to school. 14:44Keith PhillipsHumberside Police urge parents to bike it or walk it to and from schoolThe force's Neighbourhood Police Teams have just issued this advice:”Families are being advised to take to two wheels or travel on foot if they can and plan out journeys to allow extra time as an increase in traffic is expected.”Community Officers have invited families to “rethink how they travel” encouraging all to walk and cycle where possible, especially for families that live within a mile of their school.”14:34Keith PhillipsTailbacks in both directions at Stoneferry roundaboutTraffic queues are increasing at Stoneferry roundabout.The route has remain chocked throughout the day in both directions on the A1033 from B1237 Leads Road to Chamberlain Road. Roadworks are holding up traffic with a lane closure in place.Clough Road is also described as a “nightmare' for drivers right now.13:49Keith PhillipsCurrent roadworks and closuresA1105 Anlaby Road at Coltman Street (near the Bus Depot). Temporary traffic lights and roadworks Castle Road at Willerby Low Road. Temporary traffic lights due to roadworksPriory Road closed due to roadworks between County Road North and Priory DriveSculcoates Bridge in both directions closed due to bridge maintenance work between A1165 Cleveland Street and Swann StreetA1079 Beverley Road Northbound between Greenwood Avenue and Hall Road. Closed due to roadworks 13:38Keith PhillipsCall for cheaper fares on Hull buses and trains More on today's transport survey carried out by Hull People's Panel.More than 2,300 people responded and 46 per cent said they would consider leaving their cars and vehicles at home if public transport was cheaper.The least popular solutions to the city's gridlock problem was increased parking charges, with only 3 per cent support.A congestion charge – where drivers would pay to enter the city – was also given the thumbs down with just 6 per cent of those surveyed supporting the measure.Some other findings thrown up by the survey:76% of people surveyed owned their own car, van or motorbike15% didn't have any personal transport56% would find it difficult to get to work without their own vehicle 10:30Keith PhillipsPoll shows people blame Hull congestion on road works and cycle lanesA survey by Hull People's Panel reveals that 86 per cent of those who took part in its first survey on traffic and travel believe the city has a major congestion problem.The majority – 78 per cent – believe road works are the main issue with 59 per cent saying there are too many cycle lanes, with not enough off-road provision for those using bikes.The survey also revealed the cost and access to parking was a real issue for many along with too many bus lanes and issues with traffic light management and road design.Those who took part offered up solutions to tackling congestion, they include:More Park and RidesBetter bus / public transport systemImproved coordination on road worksDiverting HGVs from the city09:31Sophie KitchingWatch: County road North backed up earlier this morning08:50Keith PhillipsPriory Road closure causing ‘concern’ for parents taking children to schoolThere are reports of 'concern' from parents this morning taking their children to school in the Priory Road area.The closure of the road had led to traffic being diverted through other routes making it hard to get to the school with traffic coming from all directions.Some parents have called it 'dangerous'. Traffic is congesting from Hotham Road South. 08:36Keith PhillipsChanges to Hull bus services as schools returnEast Yorkshire Buses says it has made changes to its timetables for this week as schools return:”If you're back to school or work today, don't forget that there have been changes to buses from this weekend – you can see all the details on our website”: eastyorkshirebuses.co.uk/news08:34Sophie KitchingWatch: Back to school congestion and busy roads across Hull 08:19Keith PhillipsQueues in both directions on A63 Castle Street Queueing traffic on A63 Castle Street in both directions at A1079 Ferensway08:15Keith PhillipsTraffic backing up on County Road 08:02Sophie KitchingWatch: Stoneferry roundabout congested this morning08:01Keith PhillipsQueues on A1033 Stoneferry Road in both directions Queueing traffic on A1033 Stoneferry Road in both directions from B1237 Leads Road to Chamberlain Road. A lane closure is in place.08:00Sophie KitchingWatch: Holderness road this morning07:57Keith PhillipsGreenwood Avenue and Beverley Road junctions becoming very busy07:49Keane DuncanPriory Road closedPriory Road is closed between County Road North and the police HQ because of on-going roadworks.07:47Keith PhillipsEarly traffic building in Holderness RoadThe A165 Holderness Road is already congested with queues forming on Hull's longest shopping street.07:20Keith Phillips’Watch your speed’ as mobile safety cameras in operation today says Humberside PoliceMobile safety cameras will be in operation today at B1204 Main Street, Horkstow and A614 Burton Agnes.Humberside Police says enforcement officers will also be visiting other sites across the region as schools return today.Officers are asking motorists to drive safely and 'watch ypur speed.07:10Keith PhillipsPolice appeal for information after motorcyclist left with ‘life threatening’ injuries in Hull crashHumberside Police is appealing for witnesses to a serious collision on Ellerburn Avenue, Hull, at 12:40pm on Sunday 5 September.A white Dacia car and red Honda motorcycle are reported to have collided at the junction with 34th Avenue.The motorcyclist was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries which remain life threatening at this time. His family are aware and are being supported.If you witnessed the collision or have dashcam footage, please call 101 quoting log 293 of 5 September.Road closed after car hits barrierKeith PhillipsHull city centre road closed after car careers into barrierHumberside Police attended a motor incident in Ferensway which had caused problems in Hull's city centre on Mo

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