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Assessment of today's closure of the Westgate Towers entrance to Canterbury in Kent from Councillor Peter Vickery-Jones. The move is part of the most radical change in the city's transport network for two decades.
Day one of the biggest change to Canterbury's road system for decades got off to a jam-free start.
There were fears that closing the iconic Westgate Towers to traffic would gridlock the city.
But at 8am the new route was flowing smoothly.
Tuesday morning's rush hour will be the first test of a new scheme to reduce congestion in Canterbury. The city's historic Westgate Towers have been closed in the biggest change to traffic for twenty years. It is part of a twelve month experiment.