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Major delays in tram-line construction

Work on a £500million scheme to build a new tram-line between Nottingham and Chillwell will take longer than expected after construction workers ran into problems...

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Traffic chief blames temporary lights for delays

Traffic at the Beeston junction of University Boulevard has caused major problems for road-users of late... Credit: ITV Central

In the wake of heavy criticism following massive delays on Nottingham's road, Steve Hunt, head of service for traffic and safety at Nottingham City Council, said the problems have been addressed:

"It is normal for this area to experience heavy traffic congestion at peak times, particularly if events are taking place at the university...

... However, since the fault with the temporary traffic lights was resolved earlier this week, we are satisfied that the network is flowing and the traffic management is working as it should."

The work is expected to be complete by spring.

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