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Sunderland Nut wrote: 07 Sep 2021, 11:12
Hi Trish, what's the bottom of Hylton Road like lately?
It was hit and miss after 8 pm but for the last 3 days, there's been no disruption at all.


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The new road from the town to the northern spire will be a little special like and it looks very close to being completed.


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Spider wrote: 11 Sep 2021, 11:45 The new road from the town to the northern spire will be a little special like and it looks very close to being completed.
The boy racers will love seeing how long it will take to get from the town to the Galleries :lol:


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Sunderland Nut wrote: 13 Sep 2021, 04:12
Spider wrote: 11 Sep 2021, 11:45 The new road from the town to the northern spire will be a little special like and it looks very close to being completed.
The boy racers will love seeing how long it will take to get from the town to the Galleries :lol:
The problem being the 50mph limit on those roads because the Northern Spire road system is terrible where once it was 70mph. The old way was far quicker but I can see a few races going on all the same. It will be pure luck if they don't get slowed down at the bridge.


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Spider wrote: 16 Sep 2021, 12:52
Sunderland Nut wrote: 13 Sep 2021, 04:12

The boy racers will love seeing how long it will take to get from the town to the Galleries :lol:
The problem being the 50mph limit on those roads because the Northern Spire road system is terrible where once it was 70mph. The old way was far quicker but I can see a few races going on all the same. It will be pure luck if they don't get slowed down at the bridge.
That dual carriageway was always 60.. 70 would be speeding


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Steve30000 wrote: 16 Sep 2021, 18:56
Spider wrote: 16 Sep 2021, 12:52

The problem being the 50mph limit on those roads because the Northern Spire road system is terrible where once it was 70mph. The old way was far quicker but I can see a few races going on all the same. It will be pure luck if they don't get slowed down at the bridge.
That dual carriageway was always 60.. 70 would be speeding
Hmmmmm, that's got me thinking because I took it as the national speed limit applies as well and that would have been 70 but I am forgetful these days :lol:


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Re: Roadworks in Sunderland right now

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Sunderland Nut wrote: 17 Sep 2021, 15:33
Steve30000 wrote: 16 Sep 2021, 18:56
That dual carriageway was always 60.. 70 would be speeding
Hmmmmm, that's got me thinking because I took it as the national speed limit applies as well and that would have been 70 but I am forgetful these days :lol:
Old age does kick in quick :lolboard:

I can't recall the speed limit for Wessington Way before the bridge got built but I'd say it was 70mph because there was no reason why it shouldn't have been.


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Crawford wrote: 17 Sep 2021, 16:57
Sunderland Nut wrote: 17 Sep 2021, 15:33

Hmmmmm, that's got me thinking because I took it as the national speed limit applies as well and that would have been 70 but I am forgetful these days :lol:
Old age does kick in quick :lolboard:

I can't recall the speed limit for Wessington Way before the bridge got built but I'd say it was 70mph because there was no reason why it shouldn't have been.
Single carriageway - 50
Dual carriageway - 60
Motorway - 70


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Steve30000 wrote: 17 Sep 2021, 20:54
Crawford wrote: 17 Sep 2021, 16:57

Old age does kick in quick :lolboard:

I can't recall the speed limit for Wessington Way before the bridge got built but I'd say it was 70mph because there was no reason why it shouldn't have been.
Single carriageway - 50
Dual carriageway - 60
Motorway - 70
I wouldn't like to be behind you :lol:

Correction:

Single carriageway - 60
Dual carriageway - 70
Motorway - 70

So Wessington way was 70mph, I knew we would do 70 on that road.

https://www.gov.uk/speed-limits


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Re: Roadworks in Sunderland right now

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Haway man Wessington Way was always 70mph once it became a dual carriageway :?


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