Norfolk County Council has launched a public consultation to find out about transport and how a third river crossing for Great Yarmouth might affect the area in preparation for a bid for funding due to be submitted to government in March 2017.
A third crossing will provide a much-needed route directly to the South Denes area of Great Yarmouth and help reduce traffic and congestion in the town centre. The current lack of connectivity severely inhibits movement in Great Yarmouth and limits the economic potential of the Great Yarmouth Enterprise Zone, Great Yarmouth Energy Park, the South Denes Business Park and the outer harbour.
Views can also be posted on Twitter using the hashtag #GY3RC
Public consultations are available on the following dates throughout December and January 2016-17:
- Thursday 8th December, 10am-4pm, Great Yarmouth Town Hall
- Saturda, 10th December, 10am-2pm, Great Yarmouth Library
- Monday 12th December, 10am-4pm, Gorleston Library
- Thursday 15th December, 10am-4pm, Great Yarmouth Town Hall
- Tuesday 10th January, 10am-4pm, Gorleston Library
- Friday 13th January, 10am-4pm, Great Yarmouth Town Hall
- Saturday 21st January, 10am-2pm, Gorleston Library
- Thursday 26th January, 10am-4pm, Great Yarmouth Town Hall
- Saturday 28th January, 10am-3pm, Great Yarmouth Library
If a bid for funding is successful construction could begin in 2021. Public views will form part of an outline business case to be submitted to government in March 2017.