Multiple roadworks continue to cause havoc for frustrated Lancaster motorists

Irate motorists have been stuck in traffic going into Lancaster for the past few days and here’s why: roadworks on two of the major roads going into the city.
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Sue Winterbottom said on Facebook: “ Traffic around Lancaster is awful. Avoid if possible. Roadworks on bulk road and now roadworks near to where Dana's was. Lancaster is no good when you have even the smallest of roadworks.”

Mandy Jane Blackwell said on Facebook: “If you think of the thousands of lives that will get disrupted and delayed, all so new student flats can be built.

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“Really very sad. People late to work, kids late to school, people missing appointments.”

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Ste Hunt said on Facebook: “Can’t understand why the council can’t communicate with the other contractors on Bulk Rd, rather than both roads into Lancaster both disrupted. “Also why not open up the bus lane from Skerton Bridge to relieve some of the congestion?”

Roadworks in Lancaster:

Bulk Road Lancaster will have multi-way signals until October 4 whilst Electricity Northwest carry out work on the road.

St Leonard's Gate in Lancaster remains closed from the junction with Alfred Street to the junction with Bulk Road from 8am to 5pm until Monday October 9.

Diversions are in place.

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Alfred Street in Lancaster is closed from October 3-14 due to Electricity Northwest installing new electricity cables.

There will be two way signals on Edward Street in Lancaster until October 30 whilst Electricity Northwest lays cables.

Westbourne Road in Lancaster is closed until October 23 for Cadent Gas Limited to do gas mains replacements.