Welsh Government considering ideas to reduce congestion after Menai Bridge closure

The Welsh Government is working on a range of measures to reduce congestion between Anglesey and the mainland caused by the closure of one of the main two crossings.

The Menai Bridge was closed last month after engineers identified structural issues.

Additional rail stops, free train travel for students and extra bus services have already been put on to reduce demand for traffic on the alternative Britannia Bridge.

Now the website The Bangor Aye reports the Welsh Government are considering reducing speed limits, slip road closures, ramp metering and rolling road blocks. It’s also looking at a tidal flow scheme so that an additional lane

The report says that not all these options will be possible between now and early 2023. Some will require more consultation with partners, but that the Welsh Government are working ‘as quickly as possible’ to implement any measures to help address delays.

(Picture – Yay Images)


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