SP0483 : New Fosse Way (Selly Oak New Road, Phase 1)

taken 7 years ago, near to Selly Oak, Birmingham, Great Britain

New Fosse Way (Selly Oak New Road, Phase 1)
New Fosse Way (Selly Oak New Road, Phase 1)
Phase one of the Selly Oak New Road scheme involved the construction of a link road from the Queen Elizabeth hospital site and a continuation through to a new roundabout at Harborne Lane. This would have been an ideal opportunity to put in a really good cycle facility, you might think. Unfortunately the planners came up with a white line down the pavement and two way arrows on one side.

On the right can be seen new railway and canal bridges installed in 2010 as part of Phase 2 of the road scheme. Since this photo was taken a roundabout has been constructed in the area to the right. The new section of road through to Bristol Road at Bournbrook opened in August 2011.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Birmingham  Selly Oak 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0416 8319 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.7994N 1:56.4133W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 04166 83190
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Bypass  A38  Selly Oak New Road  Shared Use Path  Aston Webb Boulevard  New Fosse Way  Relief Road  Construction Site  Cycle Facility 

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