Residents have their say on plans to scrap Humber Bridge…

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Residents have their say on plans to scrap Humber Bridge…

Residents have their say on plans to scrap Humber Bridge toll booths
2021-11-25 11:55:00
Humber Bridge officials have this week announced it is the end of the road for toll booths as a new method of payment is to be rolled out in the future. Officials confirmed that plans are afoot to remove booths on the bridge ahead of a new system being installed which they hope will dramatically cut journey times and congestion. Instead of stopping to pay the toll fee, motorists will be able to pay online, although they have promised that options will be available for those who don't have internet access. For the latest traffic and travel news and headlines, click here. Plans to go free flow are expected to drastically cut queues throughout the day, and the Humber Bridge Board says it will also have a positive impact on the environment. But not everyone is upbeat about the plans. Here is what you had to say: Delays and diversions at the Humber Bridge roundabout. What about those without the internet? Denise Elliott said: “Some elderly people don't have Internet and cash still as good as bank card not Internet.” Merryn Bolton said: “Not everyone is online, especially old people some of them, how do they pay” Becky Blackwood said: “We've done online for a while it's brilliant. But they never think about people who don't have access to internet.” Jeannette Foster said: “Whose brilliant idea was this? Not everyone has internet access or bank cards, it’s chaos already, it’s just going to get worse, absolutely ridiculous.” Ann Brown said: “What if older people do not have internet to go online? Old people are the forgotten generation in this era.” What a waste of money Philip Drury said: “Well that was a massive waste of money then building all them booths.” Rich Hooley said: “What a joke they’ve spent loads not too long ago changing it a waste of money right there, guess a jobsworth has come up with this idea and got nothing better to do.” Courtney Dickinson Seddon said: “It bugs me a little we pay bridge toll for repairs on the bridge or whatever but what actually gets done?” Mark Starkey said: “Can I have my £15 tag deposit back when this goes live?” Jack Batty said: “The problem isn’t the toll booths, it’s the queue to get onto the roundabout when coming into Hull that’s the issue. “The tag lane is backed up to the centre of the bridge most weeknights because traffic flow is slow. “It would improve the environment for those commuting throughout the day though as they wouldn’t have to stop and start again.” It should be free Maxene Norris said: “A much better idea would be to do away with charges altogether after paying charges all these years, time to give something back to motorists.” Graham Blanchard said: “Never m

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