Letter: The time to address traffic chaos is long overdue

Short of demolishing one side of Derby Road from Storforth Lane to Horns Bridge, the best way to relieve traffic is to leave the one-way system in place on St Augustine’s Road that’s been there while sewer works are completed.

By Stephen Smedley
Thursday, 4th August 2022, 3:00 pm

The lack of queues into Chesterfield that used to extend back to the Hunloke Arms has been noticeable and this is all due to changes to traffic signal timing and priorities at the St Augustine’s Road junction.

NEDDC has allowed hundreds of homes to be built along the A61 corridor, from Clay Cross to Chesterfield, to grab as much council tax as possible, but with no regard for the extra traffic chaos and demands on resources such as schools and GPs.

Stephen Smedley

'NEDDC has allowed hundreds of homes to be built along the A61 corridor, but with no regard for the extra traffic chaos and demands on resources such as schools and GPs', says a reader.

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