Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury, Bristol

SGC considers “mitigation measures” to fix Aztec West traffic woes created by its own £4m scheme

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has revealed that it is considering a range of “mitigation measures” to address the widely held view that a recent £4.2m scheme of “improvements” on the southbound A38 near Aztec West has worsened peak time traffic congestion for the majority of road users in the area. The latest development came just days after one local councillor

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Photo of traffic in Bradley Stoke at a standstill on Monday 16th October 2017.

THIRD major fault at new Aztec traffic signals brings rush hour gridlock to Bradley Stoke

South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) highways department has been accused of responding inadequately to reports of recurring issues with the new traffic lights at the Aztec West Roundabout in the days before a major fault caused gridlock throughout Bradley Stoke during the morning rush hour on Monday 16th October. The latest incident follows two earlier ones associated with the same system

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Roadworks sign on Park Avenue, Aztec West Business Park, Bristol.

New Aztec West/A38 roadworks begin today

A new set of long-term roadworks at Aztec West gets under way today (Monday 16th May). The  scheme, which involves widening the A38 southbound approach to the Aztec West Roundabout, widening the eastern side of the roundabout to provide four lanes, installing new light-controlled crossings for pedestrians and cyclists across three arms of the roundabout and widening the shared use footway/cycleway either side of the

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Sign advertising consultation on a road widening scheme at the Aztec West Roundabout.

SGC confirms plan to start new roadworks at Aztec West, in parallel with MetroBus build

Motorists in the Bradley Stoke area will have to contend with TWO concurrent sets of major roadworks during 2016 after South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) confirmed its intention to proceed with a 12-month scheme of improvements on and around the Aztec West Roundabout. Commencing in “spring/summer”, SGC says work will be carried out “in coordination” with the MetroBus construction work on

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