This edition includes everything you need to know about the Bradford City Centre Walking and Cycling Improvements Scheme for the coming days.
We upload each weekly newsletter to the Future Bradford website. You can find copies of each e-newsletter on our news page if you would like to look back at previous editions.
This week’s construction, traffic, and access updates
All traffic management outlined in last week’s edition will remain the same next week.
If you would like to take a look at last week’s e-newsletter for more details on this work, please click here.
If you would like more information about what is happening across the city centre, including maps showing how the city is being transformed, please do see our website.
Remembrance and Armistice Day services
Saturday 11 November and Sunday 12 November 2023
As shared in last week’s e-newsletter, on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday the Bradford district will pay its respects and remember all those who have lost their lives, been wounded, have suffered or are still suffering in any way, due to past and present conflicts around the world.
Have your say and help shape plans for the South Bradford Park and Ride Scheme.
Bradford Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, want to hear your views on the South Bradford Park and Ride Scheme.
The scheme aims to improve travel times, reduce congestion and reduce pollution levels along Manchester Road, which is a key route into and out of the city.
The proposals, include:
Please click here for more information and to have your say. The consultation closes on Thursday 21 December 2023.
Filling of Jacobs Well roundabout nearing completion
Jacobs Well roundabout is being transformed into a ‘super crossing’ as part of the city centre scheme.
Having shared that the work was well underway to fill in the roundabout in the e-newsletter on 13 October, we are pleased to report that the work is nearing completion.
Once complete, the next step is to begin constructing the new carriageway which will run over the roundabout as well as the new ‘super-crossing’. This work is expected to begin next month.
Visit the Future Bradford website for more information.
Reminder – Important changes on Vicar Lane, Great Cross Road, George Street, and West Street
On the evening of Thursday 9 November 2023, work began on Vicar Lane, Great Cross Road, George Street, and West Street.
This work will make changes to the road network that will alter how vehicles use this area of the city centre, including changing the direction of traffic flow on sime roads and stopping up Vicar Lane and Well Street so they are no longer through routes.
Please see the map below or visit our website for more detail here.
Early notice of upcoming bus and road changes
Another reminder that from early 2024, new bus routes will come into effect and buses will no longer travel through the city centre. Instead, they will be routed around the core along dedicated bus routes to improve reliability and journey times.
More information on these route changes will be shared in the coming months.
For information on current bus disruptions and diversions around the district please do check the Metro website: https://www.wymetro.com/plan-a-journey/travel-news/bus-travel-alerts/
Other roadworks around the city
To stay up to date with all the roadworks in the area please do continue to check One Network: one.network/uk/bradford.
You can find out more about the scheme on the Future Bradford website or by getting in touch using the details and links below.
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