Picardy Place junction configuration finalised
April 18 2018Picardy Place following detailed consultations with end users.
Construction work on the scheme can now begin in May for completion by the end of the year to transform the traffic island into a transport hub capable of accommodating pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles as well as a future tram link to Newhaven.
Final alterations include a reduction in the number of traffic lanes, a simplification of crossings, cycle priority measures and an upgrade of traffic signaling.
Transport Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes commented: "While it is very challenging to accommodate the many conflicting expectations of different groups and individuals, we believe that these improved designs have taken on board the best mix possible of everyone’s thinking around this crucial gateway to Edinburgh's Old and New Towns World Heritage Site.”
Optimised Environments are in the final stages of drafting public realm proposals for St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral.
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