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New cycle lanes coming to three Hull streets at a cost of £370,000
2021-06-07 19:02:00
Cycle lanes on three Hull roads are set for improvement works later this month at a cost of almost £370,000. Works to repaint, relabel and fit new signs to cycle lanes on Alfred Gelder Street, Clarence Street and Holderness Road are set to begin on Monday, June 21. Hull City Council said in a statement the works, due to end on Sunday, August 15 would also see mandatory cycle lanes created and bolt down kerbs fitted to protect riders. Council Highways Portfolio Holder Cllr Dean Kirk said that while the works may cause “short term inconvenience”, they would also bring long term benefits. To get the Hull Live headlines to your inbox, click here. The works, to be undertaken by Hessle-based firm CR Reynolds at a cost of £368,523, come as the council aims to get 10,000 more people travelling actively by 2028. They follow a government grant of more than £1m to improve the city's cycling infrastructure which Guildhall officials hope will ease demand on public transport and cut car traffic. Cllr Kirk said this month's works would help achieve the council's ambition of creating a “truly connected city”. The council stated they would fill in gaps in existing cycle routes on the three roads and make them easier to navigate. Find the latest traffic updates in your area The portfolio ho

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