Ongoing projects cause weekend traffic chaos

Ongoing projects cause weekend traffic chaos

Ongoing projects cause weekend traffic chaos

First published in

TWO sets of roadworks in the south of the city combined to cause traffic misery in Oxford on Saturday.

The Southern Bypass remains on a reduced speed limit for the work to improve the Kennington roundabout.

There were also temporary traffic lights at Folly Bridge as Thames Water carried out its first day’s work of improvement works, which will continue until Wednesday.

The result brought swathes of the city to almost to a standstill.

There was heavy traffic on A423 Southern Bypass between A34 (Hinksey Hill Interchange) and A4144 Abingdon Road (Kennington Roundabout). And those travelling along the A40 towards Oxford were also stuck in long queues.

Oxford Bus Company said its city services were delayed by up to an hour as a result of the works.

  • Our top stories:

Traffic on A34 after accident closes one lane

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

5:40pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

DRIVERS are facing congestion after a two-vehicle crash closed one lane of the A34 northbound.

UPDATE: Severe delays on Botley Road this evening as latest phase of Frideswide Square works causes traffic chaos

Oxford Mail:

9:43am Tuesday 26th May 2015

Botley Road is at a standstill again as the latest phase of roadworks at Frideswide Square causes traffic chaos.

Police granted power to evict tenants from property in Banbury

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:27pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

TENANTS of a property in Banbury could be barred from entering their home by police.

Hundreds say goodbye to former Blackbird Leys councillor Val Smith during funeral

Oxford Mail:

2:10pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

HUNDREDS of mourners lined Blackbird Leys Road to pay their respects to former councillor Val Smith this morning.

Three-vehicle crash blocks lane on A34 near Botley interchange

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

12:24pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

A CRASH is currently blocking a lane on the A34 near the Botley Interchange.

One lane closed on A40 near Witney due to pot hole repairs

Oxford Mail: A40 alert

11:56am Tuesday 26th May 2015

A LANE on the A40 near Witney has been closed this morning for essential pot hole repairs.

Related links

Comments (2)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

8:26am Mon 30 Jun 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

Botley Road wasn't mentioned in the article, so why the photo?
Botley Road wasn't mentioned in the article, so why the photo? Dilligaf2010
  • Score: 0

11:57am Mon 30 Jun 14

blundelo says...

Dilligaf2010 wrote:
Botley Road wasn't mentioned in the article, so why the photo?
I don't know what Botley Road was like on Saturday, but on Sunday afternoon it was horrendous. It took me a half-hour to get from the train station to the A34 interchange. Surprised it wasn't mentioned in the article if Saturday was anything like as bad.
[quote][p][bold]Dilligaf2010[/bold] wrote: Botley Road wasn't mentioned in the article, so why the photo?[/p][/quote]I don't know what Botley Road was like on Saturday, but on Sunday afternoon it was horrendous. It took me a half-hour to get from the train station to the A34 interchange. Surprised it wasn't mentioned in the article if Saturday was anything like as bad. blundelo
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree