There have been a number of new roadworks
popping up around the city centre, bringing the capital to a standstill.
So, while other major roadworks
across the UK are suspended over Christmas and New Year, restrictions will remain in place.
It happened yesterday morning when Holloway Circus, the entrance for motorists heading to Bullring, Grand Central and New Street Station, had lane closures due to major roadworks
Whilst some of the roadworks
are ours, there are also water, gas, electricity and phone companies that need to make repairs and improvements to pipes and cables that run under our roads.
org, provides a comprehensive roadworks
and traffic management communications hub, which also serves as the national roadworks
database for England & Wales.
More than 370 miles of roadworks
on motorways and major A roads, including the A66 from Newton Grange to Elton, will be lifted or completed by Highways England by early morning on Friday, August 26.
Highways England aims to complete or lift 201 schemes by the weekend, leaving almost 98% of England's major road network free of roadworks
in time for August bank holiday.
In 2015 the A55 was clear of daytime roadworks
, excluding bank holidays, for just 72 days.
In the last five years there have been more than two million roadworks
projects started on UK roads, with some councils having thousands of schemes on the go, The figures came from data from more than 80 British local authorities obtained following a request under the Freedom of Information Act from breakdown company Britannia Rescue.
Nine out of 10 people would say it's common sense to do major roadworks
in the summer when the schools break
bookof involvingtheSuez It''s as though the major works that are being carried out behind the Royal Hospital are being compounded by roadworks
on Kensington, and the works at the top of Hall Lane are not only causing major traffic jams on this stretch of road.
B4494 closed due to roadworks
at Holt Lane, in Brightwalton.