Make sure you have a say over A27 bypass

A PETITION to have the northern route reinstated as an option in the controversial A27 Chichester bypass plans is gaining momentum.

Thursday, 29th December 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:12 pm

Government agency Highways England reduced the options from seven to five before public consultations began in the summer.

This angered many Chichester residents who felt they weren’t given a chance to have their say on the issue.

Remaining are five southern bypass options, which, according to a campaigner, ‘will affect motorists from Portsmouth’ who are travelling that way for work or leisure.

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The Chichester resident has urged the people of Portsmouth to speak up about the new possible southern scheme.

The current preferred option, Option 2, is worth £280m and comes with 41 months of construction.

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