As you'd be aware, congestion on Brighton Road is a problem in our community and has been for a number of decades now. More than 34,000 vehicles use this road everyday and the boom gates at Hove Crossing are down for more than 20 percent of the time during peak periods.
That means noise pollution, air pollution, traffic delays and safety concerns for pedestrians and cyclists on Brighton Road.
We need a solution to fix this problem that will benefit our entire community.
The Department for Infrastructure and Transport has been working for a number of months on evaluating all the options and finding the best solution for Fixing Brighton Road - Hove Crossing.
Community and stakeholder engagement is an important part of the planning process, a number of the most immediately impacted residents will already have been engaged by the Department.
We are now opening up community consultation to the broader community to ensure your views help with determining the preferred design option.
You will need to register to attend a 'drop in' session. Details will be available soon on the DIT website and we will send out more information to let you know when you can register.
Numerous sessions will be held at the Brighton Football Club (410 Brighton Rd, Brighton) on the following dates:
It's expected that award of the construction contract will occur later in 2021, with main works commencing in mid-2022. It is anticipated the project will be completed by early 2024.