The other major tunnel project, in the South, on the A3 at Hindhead after
decades of debate opened a year or so ago. When the tunnel was opened the
Highways Agency turfed over the old road. Since opening the tunnel has been
closed, or partially closed, over forty times. Since the old road no longer
exists this closure has added up to two hours to a journey as people are
divierted via narrow country lanes well out of the way of their intended
Could the Highways Agency promise not to repeat this debacle in Wiltshire?
On 8 Nov 2014 09:17, "Cerridwen Connelly" <[log in to unmask]>
> In the news in southern England...
> after all those expensive studies and wasted time and money for those of
> us on the committee who went to ridiculous meetings at The Royal Academy
> over ten years ago, the debate on building a lonnnnng expensivvvvve tunnel
> under the A303 is on yet again in Wiltshire!
> I KNOW there is archaeology all over the area but as I said to the
> committee at the RA:
> widening an already existing road by two lanes is not going to destroy our
> heritage. It will merely lessen the horrific traffic jams on that stretch
> of the A303.
> You thoughts???