Upset over bollard saga

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It’s taken four years of testing and head-scratching from roads bosses.

Rising bollards installed at the the junction of Cheapside and Friargate in 2009 at a cost of £35,000 were meant to cut congestion by limiting access in Preston city centre.

Issues: The bollards below the Fishergate/Cheapside junction in Preston

Issues: The bollards below the Fishergate/Cheapside junction in Preston

However, the bollards have never been fully operational owing to ongoing concerns involving safety, disabled access and debates over which local council will be incharge of operating them.

 

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