Works begin today to remove pop-up cycle lanes in Chichester, Worthing and Horsham

Works to remove three temporary cycleways in West Sussex will start today (Monday, November 23).

West Sussex County Council confirmed on Friday evening that the pop-up cycle lanes in Chichester, Worthing and Horsham would be removed.

‘For the safety of both road users and the workforce’, the county council said traffic management is essential, whilst the works take place.

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A spokesperson added: “Please be aware that delays may be likely on these cycleway routes.

Cycle lanes in Chichester. Pic Steve Robards SR2008261 SUS-200826-114741001

“Our contractor will try to minimise disruption as much as possible and we apologise for any inconvenience.

“Where practical, the removal teams will take the opportunity to carry out any minor, unrelated work that needs doing on the highway, such as the removal of vegetation and repair of small cracks in the carriageway surface.

“This could prevent the need for future traffic management and additional inconvenience.”

Details on the other schemes will be announced in ‘due course’, the county council said.

Albion Way Covid 19 pop up cycle lane in Horsham. Pic Steve Robards SR2009231 SUS-200923-144226001

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Worthing's A24 temporary cycle lane

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