Improving the highways and connectivity into and around the area is a key design feature for both the Whitehouse Street and Bedminster Green regeneration programmes.
Once complete, these areas will facilitate easier journeys through and around the area by all modes of transport.
We are investing significantly in the infrastructure that supports active travel, reducing the number of people who rely on private cars to make daily journeys. This will have a significant impact on reducing congestion in South Bristol.
Bristol City Council works closely with all developments in South Bristol to limit the disruption caused by building works and to create a traffic management plan.
Limiting queues and disruption and wait time on bus routes is a top priority for all partners though some disruption can be unavoidable.
We are thankful to the people of South Bristol for their patience while works take place.
Work on the A38 is on schedule and the road is due to reopen to two-way traffic in late summer 2024.
Works to the Sheene Road junction are complete, and streetlights are now connected to the electricity supply. The works to the junction took place because the previous traffic signals had reached the end of their working life, and only two of the four crossing points were signal controlled for pedestrians. Now all four pedestrian crossing points are signal controlled, which will improve ease of use and safety.
A diversion route via New Charlotte Street is still in place for vehicles to access businesses on Whitehouse Lane without entering the Clean Air Zone.