Delighted that Ely Southern bypass has been approved

PUBLISHED: 12:05 20 September 2012

The five options which were considered by the council.Route B, now the preferred choice, will see a road built to the south of the A142 and Ely rail station. A new roundabout on the A142 at Angel Drove will be needed
Other options had included a roundabout, but not over the Nene, an underpass, and cheaper stacking and queuing options.

The five options which were considered by the council.Route B, now the preferred choice, will see a road built to the south of the A142 and Ely rail station. A new roundabout on the A142 at Angel Drove will be needed Other options had included a roundabout, but not over the Nene, an underpass, and cheaper stacking and queuing options.

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I AM delighted that at long last the Ely Southern bypass has been approved.

This will help to reduce traffic along the A1123 corridor Wicken-Stretham-Wilburton-Haddenham-Earith route.

It will reduce congestion all around Ely Station and allow buses to access this vital transport link.

It will support new and existing businesses in the Ely area and in East Anglia generally.

The benefits list just goes on and on and I think it very significant that the route B option has the support of the cathedral authorities.

CLLR BILL HUNT

County councillor, Haddenham Division

Via e-mail

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