I can't see why it wouldn't be possible to keep the A303 as is, for
nostalgia purposes, and have a tunnel for those motorheads who just want to
On 9 Nov 2014 19:37, "John Wood" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> As far as I understand matters the existence of the monument is purely
> incidental to the traffic problem. The A303 is major route, especially at
> holiday times, from the South East to the West Country. The bottle neck is
> caused by the 'infamous' Stonehenge Roundabout not with people
> rubber-necking the rocks.
> On 9 Nov 2014 17:14, "Brian Edwards" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> The suggestion of adding lanes without a tunnel by readers of one
>> newspaper recently, is what they regard as 'common sense'. Then the still
>> inevitable jams will remain in open country rather than dangerously inside
>> a tunnel. There is an issue with mobile phone users attempting to take
>> snaps on the move, and there is an issue with sat navs continuing to direct
>> motorists up the absent A344, then prompting a u turn at the roundabouts.
>> If these could both be overcome it would improve traffic flow and safety
>> immediately. But even then extra lanes or another route will be added in
>> the future to solve the bottleneck, the funnel side of which sees freed
>> traffic accelerate onto the roundabouts.