Your Streets This Month

This article was published in 2011, in Newsletter 97.

Mill Road 20mph area

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Mill Road is now a 20mph area, with clear signs on the road. Sadly, no red surfacing has been used to make this gateway feature even more clearer to motorists.

No Entry Except Cycles

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More signs have been installed, in locations including Kingston Street and Malcolm Street (right). See article on page 13 for more details.

Cycle lane surfacing

New redmac surfacing is being trialled outside Castle Court and on Grange Road.

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Road closures

The following information is taken from Cambridgeshire County Council’s website:

Emergency sewer repair works in Kingston Street are due to be completed 29 July 2011.

Brandon Place will be closed for crane operation works on 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 25, 29 July, 26 August, 16 September and 21 October 2011. We are told there is no alternative route but access will be maintained to properties affected by this order.

Free School Lane will be closed for gas main connection works until 28 August 2011. No alternative route but access will be maintained to properties affected by this closure.

Sidney Street will be closed overnight for carriageway and drainage repair works on the following dates:

Stage 1 between Jesus Land and Green Street 1 August to 14 August and Stage 2 between Green Street and Market Street 15 August to 28 August 2011.

Official diversion for vehicles and cyclists from St Andrew’s Street will be via Market Street – St Mary’s Street – Kings Parade – Trumpington Street – The Fen Causeway (A1134) – Newnham Road (A603) – Queens Road (A1134) – Northampton Street (A1303) – Chesterton Lane (A1303) – Chesterton Road (A1303) – Croft Holme Lane (A1134) – Victoria Avenue – Jesus Lane. For the duration of these works the one-way traffic order will be suspended insofar as it affects St Mary’s Street, Market Street and Sidney Street.

Magdalene Street and Bridge Street will be closed for the Cambridge Film Festival on 18 September from 6pm to midnight. Diversion via Thompson’s Lane – New Park Street – Park Street – Jesus Lane – Victoria Avenue – Chesterton Road – Northampton Street.

King’s Lane is completely closed – boarded off – and the diversion for pedestrians and cyclists is signposted.