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Gallery: Northfield Avenue/Kings Hedges Road junction

These photos give an idea of the layout of this junction before any changes following the Traffic Management Area Joint Committee's decision to remove the left turn slip into Northfield Avenue and to install a Toucan crossing on Kings Hedges Road.

This gallery was created on Thursday, 7th February 2008

The junction of Kings Hedges Road and Northfield Avenue is due to be re-designed soon. This picture, taken looking down Northfield Avenue, shows the layout of the junction before the work.

Looking south down Northfield Avenue, just to the south of the junction with Kings Hedges Road. Cyclists are expected to rejoin the road here but the sweeping slip lane into Northfield Avenue means cars are often moving very fast here. Th ... [more]

This slip lane from Kings Hedges Road into Northfield Avenue allows motor vehicles to turn left at high speed. The AJC has voted to remove it and return it to verge.

This slip lane for vehicles turning left into Northfield Avenue from Kings Hedges Road is due to be removed as part of changes to this junction agreed by the Area Joint Committee

When the Northfield Avenue/Kings Hedges Road junction is re-designed, a single stage toucan crossing will be installed across Kings Hedges Road where this central refuge is now. (The slip road in the foreground will be returned to verge.)

When this junction of Northfield Avenue with Kings Hedges Road is re-worked, the crossing point for cyclists and pedestrians will be on the direct line of the path (where the pedestrian is crossing) rather than to the south (where the share ... [more]

When this junction of Northfield Avenue with Kings Hedges Road is re-worked, the crossing point for cyclists and pedestrians will be on the direct line of the path (through the middle of the islands at the left of the photo) rather than to ... [more]

The splayed exit from Northfield Avenue into Kings Hedges Road encourages left turning vehicles to approach this junction at speed and at an angle where it would be easy to miss cyclists obscured by a parallel right turning vehicle such as ... [more]

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