PUBLISHED: 06:53 12 June 2018 | UPDATED: 06:58 12 June 2018 A £750,000 safety scheme for Fiveways roundabout is one of two Norwich projects handed a government boost. Picture: Nick Butcher Archant © 2018 Cycling in Norwich has been handed a £1.7m safety boost after the city was named as one of six places to share a multi-million pound pot of cash. City councillors Mike Stonard, Kevin Maguire, Ed Coleshill, Ian Stutely, Marion Maxwell, Karen Davis and Jo Smith at the Fiveways roundabout in Norwich. Picture: Nick Butcher The money, from the Department for Transport Cycle Ambitions City fund, is likely to be used to make improvements to Earlham Road and the Fiveways roundabout, pending the results of public consultation. Just over £1m has been allocated to make improvements to the green pedalway, which stretches from Bowthorpe to Broadland Business Park. It would go towards a £1.6m scheme which would see a number of changes to Earlham Road, including new cycle lanes, improved crossings, a 20mph speed limit on a section of the road and alterations made to the roundabout where the outer ring road meets the road. The roundabout will be redesigned to make it safer for cyclists, particularly… Read full this story
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