12 February 2015

Traffic calming pilot on Viaduct Road

The four planters have been put in place to reduce speeds following concerns from residents about speeding traffic along this busy one-way street.

This is a pilot scheme and we will be closely monitoring the effect on traffic speeds along Viaduct road.

Research shows that Viaduct Road carries 11,200 vehicles per day but only 20% stick to the 20mph speed limit.

All the planters have reflective markers which can clearly be seen by oncoming traffic approaching from Preston Circus.

Reflective road markings are also in place to guide vehicles around the planters.

We will be adding further traffic signs and closely monitoring the effectiveness of the scheme along with any feedback from residents and road users.