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Transport Consultations

 
   

If you would like to make comments about any of the schemes listed below please contact us by e-mail at trafficcalming@gateshead.gov.uk| or through the contacts provided alongside each scheme.  

Current Consultations

Cross Lane Cycle Improvements

Improvements to the junction of Cross Lane and Handy Drive are proposed in order to provide an improved route for cyclists using the Keelmans Way (National Cycle Route 14). The proposals can be viewed by clicking on the link below, and involve widening of the footway and alterations to the traffic signals.

If you would like to make any comments about the proposals please contact Martin Kelly on 0191 4333083 or by emailing martinkelly@gateshead.gov.uk| by Friday 15th August.

Leam Lane Speed Limit

It is proposed to reduce the speed limit to 30mph on Leam Lane between Springwell Road and Lingey Lane. Plans showing the proposed scheme can be viewed by clicking on the following link.

If you would like to make any comments regarding the proposals please contact Mick Hardwick on 0191 4333399 or by emailing mickhardwick@gateshead.gog.uk| before 25th July.

Oakwellgate Imrovements

Gateshead Council is proposing a scheme to:

  • Permanently remove left turns from A167 High Street (North bound) to A184 Askew Road (West bound).
  • Re-allocate carriageway space on A167 High Street (North bound), reducing lanes from four to three including one bus, taxi and cycle lane.
  • Re-allocate carriageway space on A167 High Street (South bound), reducing lanes from three to two.
  • Permanently remove right turn for authorised buses from A167 High Street (North bound) to Quaysgate.
  • Replace ramp from Swinburne Street to A184 Askew Road with a straight ramp and re-align toucan and puffin crossings in this area.

A plan showing the proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

The plan is also available to view at the Development and Enterprise reception of the Civic Centre until the end of the consultation period. If you would like to make any comments about the proposals please contact Neil Hole on 0191 4333136 or by email at trafficcalming@gateshead.gov.uk| by Friday 18th July.

East Gateshead Links to School Phase 2

Gateshead Council is proposing a scheme to introduce parking restrictions on Meresyde. The first phase of the project improved pedestrian and cycling links along Meresyde by the creation of a shared use path. A review of the parking by the Council and the Police has indicated that local residents have used the shared use area as a parking space completely obstructing the new facility. A  plan showing the proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link;

As it is important that your views on the proposals are known, I would be grateful if you could advise whether or not you are in support of the scheme, along with any comments by Friday 4th July 2014. Comments can be made to Mick Hardwick on 0191 4333399 or by emailing mickhardwick@gateshead.gov.uk| .

Proposed Cycle Track off Derwenthaugh Road, Blaydon

Gateshead Council is proposing to make a cycle track order that will convert an unnamed footpath into a shared use cycle track.  The footpath being considered for conversion is located off the South East side of Derwenthaugh Road, Blaydon extending in a South Easterly direction for 50 metres to the National Cycle Network Route No.14. The making of the cycle track order will allow the footpath to be used equally by pedestrians and cyclists with no proposed segregation. The proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

If you would like to make any comments about the proposals please contact Ken Shotton on 0191 4333098 or by email at kennethshotton@gateshead.gov.uk| by Wednesday 18th June 2014.

 

 

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