How will traffic flow benefit?

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I find it hard to understand why conclusions reached by an Inspector’s report in the 1990s, that there would be no Worthing bypass through the South Downs, along Long Furlong and the A283, is still being quoted as ‘holy writ’.

Surely after 20 years and with the increase in the weight of traffic on Sussex roads, it is only reasonable that an updated inspection is undertaken on the need for a bypass rather than an ‘improvement’ of the current road? Even in the past couple of years, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of cars and lorries on the A27, so harking back to a 20-plus-year-old report is meaningless.

We understand from MP Tim Loughton that there will not be a widening of the road to four or six lanes and speed limits will not change.

We are also told that there will be no major structural changes to junctions or introduction of flyovers.

It is hard to see in this case how any improvement to the flow of traffic will be achieved!

Jenny Ellis

Halsbury Close

Worthing

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