I’ve received a table of the proposed works on Long Hill (in red) and the A6 (in green), showing how Derbyshire County Council are proposing to manage the closure of Long Hill and works at the A6 Fairfield roundabout. They will not use traffic lights on the A6 (called TM for Traffic Management here) except for works traffic crossing the A6 until the end of September when – hopefully – the works on Long Hill will be complete. If they’re not complete by the time we get traffic lights on the Fairfield works, I’ve asked if Long Hill can also be opened on traffic lights and they will try and they will try and do this if possible.
Other questions I’ve asked, following concerns sent to me are:
– will there be any measures to prevent or reduce the use of Goyt Valley as a cut-through and to protect the road crossings from heavier traffic in April and May?
– when will details of the Safer Roads Fund for Long Hill be consulted on, and can any work that needs the road closing or on traffic lights be done whilst it’s closed this year? (I’ve been told the consultation is imminent, but was also told this last autumn…)
– confirmation that Long Hill can still be used by cyclists
Do let me know if you have any other issues with the roadworks.