Category Archives: shared-use paths

A ride along the Caton Road diversion

Dick and Matt are meeting the Road Safety Engineer from Lancashire County Council this Wednesday to get a better look at the proposed diversion.  Expect some comments and photos. Advertisements

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Plans published for Lune cycle diversion

Lancaster City Council has now put the proposed cycle diversion plans on their planning website.  To view them, type the planning application number – 00751 – in “search” and select the “Erection of flood defence walls . . .” application.  … Continue reading

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Trees cut down along Millennium Path

The Lancaster Guardian has an article this week about the almost-1,000 trees which are being cut down for the flood defence works on the riverside path.  Below is a scan of the article.

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Tiny update on the Lune path closure during construction works

Re the closure of the Lune path during the flood management works: Dynamo has learned that the Sustrans Network Development Manager for the North West has seen the plans for the Caton Road diversion route and the Bay Gateway diversion … Continue reading

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Lune flood works: article in this week’s Lancaster Guardian

This week’s Lancaster Guardian has a report on Monday’s Planning Committee meeting which approved the building of the Lune flood defence works.  You can read it in the paper or view a scan of it here.

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River Lune flood works: report from planning committee

Four cyclists (not all representing Dynamo!) spoke at the Planning & Highways Regulatory Committee yesterday to object to the current plans for the path.  A couple made the suggestion that the wall be built on factory land rather than on the … Continue reading

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River Lune flood works: whatever happened to the “vulnerable road user audit”?

In their response of 17 September, the County Council Highways team says in the third bullet point at the top of page 2: In order to ascertain the impact of increased pedestrian/cycle movements along the carriageway and separately adjacent footway … Continue reading

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