Traffic and Cyclists
There are two main traffic management stages during the roadworks.
Stage 1 is 24 July 2006 to 14 January 2007, Stage 2
is 14 January 2007 to 28 May 2007, during which time the slip
roads onto and off from St Chad’s Circus will be
temporarily closed. Following 28 May all routes will be open to
traffic, but some lane restrictions may be in place until completion of
pavements and landscaping works in October 2007.
The majority of bus services entering the city centre will be unaffected
and will continue to use the current terminal stops.The following bus
services normally accessing the city centre via St Chad’s Queensway
slip roads will access the city centre via alternative routes during the
Travel West Midlands Services: 104,104a, 105, 902, 904, 905,
915,107, 114, 115, 914, 915
North Birmingham Busways Services:
104X, 108X and 113X
Arriva Services: 110, 112, 115, 116
Zak’s Service: X73
Travel West Midlands 65 service will be re-routed to tie in with
the current route of the 67 bendy bus service that picks up and sets
down on Corporation Street (North).
All the above services will leave the city centre via the following
route: Colmore Circus, Priory Queensway, Old Square, Corporation
Street, James Watt Queensway and Lancaster Circus.
The bus operators affected by the closure of the slip roads have agreed
to monitor their operations during the first few weeks of the closure
and if bus services are unable to meet the time table required by the
Traffic Commissioner, services identified above will be relocated to
Priory Queensway (Opposite Argos).