Westgate Towers closed

Canterbury's iconic Westgate Towers have closed to traffic. Tuesday's rush hour is the new system's first test.

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Traffic flowing smoothly following road changes

Traffic running freely at West Gate Towers Credit: ITV Meridian

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.

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