'Two-way ' road plea over Ottery Sainbury's traffic fears
HOPES Hind Street could become a two-way road to allay Sainsbury s traffic gridlock have not been ruled out following a meeting last week.
HOPES Hind Street could become a two-way road to allay 'Sainsbury's traffic gridlock' have not been ruled out following a meeting last week.
Highways chiefs and planning bosses joined Ottery councillors and police on a town-centre site visit.
The Herald revealed last week how calls were made for the measure amid
fears gridlock will become a regular Ottery feature.
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After talks, mayor Glyn Dobson said: "It was a positive meeting. It was acknowledged there are problems there (Hind Street).
"It's not dead in the water but certainly not approved by any means.
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"This needs to happen."
Councillor Roger Giles also championed the move. "Everyone agreed there was a particular problem," he said, "There is still hope, there is a lot more work to be done. We're anxious to push on and do everything we can.