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    Andy-Apache wrote:
    I really can't imagine ever leaving myself an hour to travel 4 miles and then taking a car!

    Having said that, I used to have a neighbour who would take her car off the drive to travel the 400 yards to the newsagent! Quite often I would be walking past when she was leaving, and I'd be coming out of the shop while she was still looking for somewhere to park! The same lass used to bang on about going to the gym... go figure.
    Yep, why pay gym membership when you can get your exercise for free and save money and shed more pounds whilst getting your exercise!"
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Traffic misery caused by Sansome Walk road closure

Traffic misery for morning drivers

Traffic misery for morning drivers

First published in News
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by , Reporter

DRIVERS faced long queues this morning after a city centre road was closed off to traffic.

National Grid is carrying out roadworks to fix a gas escape and the road along the A38 Sansome Walk to Pierpoint Street has been closed to traffic today.

Cars travelling from the north of the city through Ombersley Road and Droitwich Road toward the city centre were caught up in long tailbacks.

As diversions sent drivers away from Sansome Walk and down Castle Street, traffic continued to back up through the city including cars coming from the Bromwich Road.

Drivers took to Twitter to vent their frustration.

David Throup, Environment Agency manager for Herefordshire and Worcestershire, tweeted to say: "Traffic carnage in #worcester Thought allowing an hour to do 4 miles was ok - I was wrong!"

Another driver tweeted: "Been sat in rush hour traffic in Worcester for 40 mins now and moved about 2 miles #thatisbadtimes"

The roadworks were scheduled to finish today

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