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What is the 'West Bradford Junctions Improvement Scheme'?
Bradford Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, is looking to make improvements to three road junctions, in order to reduce congestion for the benefit of all road users. Collectively, the schemes focus on bringing improvements to the A6177 Outer Ring Road to the west of Bradford.
Who is responsible for delivering the scheme?
What area does the ‘West Bradford Junctions Improvement Scheme' cover?
How did you select these three junctions to make the improvements?
There are a number of congested junctions along the A6177 Outer Ring Road, which Bradford would like to improve. These locations were chosen as they fulfilled the Combined Authority criteria of being able to be improved in the short to medium term and at a proportional cost. There may be further opportunity to improve additional junctions in the future.
What are the main objectives of this scheme?
What are the timescales for delivering the scheme?
Who are the funders and what is the cost of the total scheme?
What are the aims of the West Bradford Junctions Improvement Scheme Programme?
Has any transport modelling been done at these junctions?
Transport modelling has been undertaken to understand the impact these improvements have on the local road network to the west of Bradford. The transport model has been informed by traffic surveys and site visits.
Are there any relevant decision documents in the public domain?
The decision documents are published on the Combined Authority’s websites.
The schemes are currently being progressed through Outline Business Case stage as part of the Combined Authority’s assurance process, with a view to progressing to Full Business Case.
What will the scheme provide?
Each of the three schemes is designed to increase capacity in the locality. This is primarily achieved through the provision of additional lanes, either within the existing highway boundary or with land take, All road users including bus users, will benefit reduced journey times. Improvements for pedestrians and cyclists are also provided.
What will Bradford Council do to address the air quality along these routes?
The schemes will improve the flow of traffic and reduce idling at junctions. This in turn will contribute to improved air quality.
How will the scheme affect local residents and businesses?
How can members of the public have their say?
What will you do with my feedback?
Your feedback is important, we need to demonstrate that we have taken on board feedback as part of the ongoing development of the schemes.
How will local residents and businesses be kept informed on the progress of the scheme?