Traffic restrictions in Colchester town centre that were suspended earlier in the year after protests, have been reintroduced.
The plans have now been modified to allow vehicles to continue accessing the high street.
It's hoped they strike a balance between giving shoppers a better experience and allowing drivers the ability to park close to shops.
There's now a 24 hour bus lane going up North Hill, one on the High street as you turn to Queen street and another on Middleborough as you turn right to North Hill.
They will be in operation seven days a week and will be monitored by automatic number plate recognition cameras. If successful, steps will be taken to make them permanent.
Further improvements are planned which will facilitate the introduction of Park and Ride at the end of next year. Our long term objective is to help Colchester grow as an economic and employment zone, while removing congestion at peak times. We will be working closely with colleagues at Colchester Borough Council to achieve this.
We are happy to be working in partnership with Essex County Council to help reduce congestion and improve air quality in the town centre.
These works will complement the progress being made towards Colchester's first Park and Ride scheme that will also improve transport in and around the borough."
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