CAMBS: A1 average speed camera work delayed by a week

11:16 11 March 2014

Average Speed Cameras

Average Speed Cameras

Archant

Work on installing average speed cameras on the A1 between Buckden and Southoe to enforce a new 60mph limit will over-run by nearly a week.

The Highways Agency originally said the project, which is costing £1.02million and started on Monday, February 17, was due to be complete by Sunday, March 15.

But this week it was confirmed the cameras would not be switched on until Friday, March 21.

An HA spokesman said: “Completion dates can sometimes vary and be subject to change and in this case the proposed date of March 15 was weather permitting, as originally stated.”

He added that once complete, the new 60mph speed limit would apply and would be immediately enforceable by the police.

The new limit will cover a 2.1-mile stretch, from just south of the Stirtloe turn off to 300m south of Lees Lane, Southoe.

More news stories

08:54
Pathfinder House, Huntingdonshire District Council.

Huntingdonshire District Council has welcomed a planned electoral review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

Blue Vision Twirling Troupe

A baton-twirling team from Huntingdon has topped off a successful year of competition with Kerrin Gilbody from the troupe being crowned Miss UK Federation of Majorettes Deputy.

09:10
Opening of Mother Goose Nursery extension, in Huntingdon, with owner Valerie Taylor, and Mayor Bill Hensley, cutting the ribbon,

Staff at a pre-school have welcomed the opening of a new space for the children.

08:56
St Ivo School Literacy Festival, with a visit from Author Marcus Alexander,

Pupils, teachers and staff became overrun with the literary as week long event encompassed them.

With the new academic year fast approaching, Huntingdonshire Regional College can help you to progress your career with a range of part-time adult courses.

Read more

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition today E-edition