THIS WEEK IN 1973: Council urged to drop £2.5m roadÂ

The £2.5m section of Portsmouth's new principal road scheme from Bradford junction, including a proposed flyover, to Elm Grove, was to be abandoned.Â

Friday, 7th September 2018, 11:35 am
Updated Friday, 7th September 2018, 12:42 pm

This recommendation was made by the traffic committee, despite the city engineer warning them that it would bring major congestion to the roads weeks before. 

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The plans did not go ahead and in 2018, Bradford Road is now a dead end where Winston Churchill Avenue cuts off its junction with Blackfriars Road.