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172729Photo #172729They've changed the eastern junction of towpath and diversion. The surface of the new section is loose soft sand: even worse than the coarse stones.

They have at least made a start on removing the top surface of the towpath.
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172728Photo #172728There are yellow RIVER FOOTPATH notices in several sensible locationsOther:
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172727Photo #172727It looks as if someone else was fed up with the lack of signage for the towpath diversion.

The yellow notice on the left says
PRIVATE PROPERTY STRICTLY NO ENTRY

The one on the right says
RIVER FOOTPATH
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172685Photo #172685A new hole in the north footway, revealing substantial electricity cables which I think were not present before.Other:
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172683Photo #172683More digging on the recently reinstated south footway. Both ends of the gas main diversion are now visible, which suggests that this trench could be for gas pipe.Other:
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172682Photo #172682Latest 'improvement' to the signage. Somewhat pointless, since the red&white barrier is visible well before the yellow notice.Other:
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172613Photo #172613Footway dug up again, short section of old iron gaspipe removed, other utility ductwork not fairing well.

Makes a depressing tale of retrograde progress when seen against www.cyclestreets.net/location/170640,171537,172406/
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172612Photo #172612The narrow stone-covered membrane appears to cover a rainwater drainpipe. There's plenty of room outside it for a good wide path from bridge to towpath.Other:
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172611Photo #172611At least this is unambiguous - even if quite tricky to negotiate and not very visible in the dark.Other:
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172610Photo #172610The only (?) info about the diversion anywhere 'on' Fen road - and I doubt if it is visible from the road.Other:
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172608Photo #172608First 'information' about the closure found when heading east. Absolutely nothing to indicate that there's a bypass.Other:
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172604Photo #172604Effective barrier on towpath means no option during the closure to take the shortcut 'after hours'Other:
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172603Photo #172603Towpath closed, diversion open, for work on the link from Chisholm Trail riverbridge to all points west.Other:
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172452Photo #172452The area around the new cattlegrid north of the railway underpass is surfaced - but fence and gate not yet added.Other:
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172451Photo #172451Realigned path north of the railway underpass is surfaced and open.Other:
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172450Photo #172450I don't see much recent change on the north bridge ramp.Other:
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172449Photo #172449The rightangle turn between fences looks rather tight.Other:
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172448Photo #172448The northern end of the diversion around the compound doesn't look great.Other:
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172447Photo #172447Could this be the beginning of work to realign the brook through the south compound? I couldn't see enough to judge.Other:
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172446Photo #172446Towpath diversion around the north compound for Chisholm Trail work looks OK at the river end.Other:
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172410Photo #172410New cattlegrid finished, old grid and gate removed.Other:
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172409Photo #172409Progress on the realigned junction north of the railway underpassOther:
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172408Photo #172408Work hasn't started on the brook crossing. Diversion still in use.Other:
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172407Photo #172407Long stretch of newly-widened path for Chisholm Trail open. Surface is good.Other:
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172406Photo #172406New water main buried (but not yet connected), footway part-reinstated. Some other ducts not in great shape.Other:
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172077Photo #172077Still no change at the aborted cattlegrid south of the railway underpassOther:
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172076Photo #172076There will be a new cattlegrid north of the railway underpass. It's not alongside the old one.Other:
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172075Photo #172075The widened path for the Chisholm Trail now has the finished surface for much of the section between the railway underpass and the brook crossing.Other:
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172074Photo #172074Topsoil reinstated for Barnwell Meadow, and a reasonably clear space for further work on the Chisholm Trail approach to the underpass - but still a Newmarket Road lamp post to be reinstated.Other:
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172073Photo #172073One sidewall of the north steps to the Chisholm Trail river bridge has been cast.Other:
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171541Photo #171541Improved alignment of path junction north of the railway underpassOther:
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171540Photo #171540Widened path levelled and nearly ready for tarmacOther:
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171539Photo #171539Old surface of path on Coldham's Common planed off, material distributed to new width.Other:
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171538Photo #171538The approach from the cafe site to the new bridge looks to be mostly finishedOther:
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171537Photo #171537Backfill over the underpass dug up again for reinstatement of the water main. Pipe in situ but not yet connected.Other:
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171536Photo #171536Beginning to reinstate Barnwell Meadow soil north of the Chisholm Trail underpassOther:
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171390Photo #171390A good gentle slope brings the cycle lane up to footway level at the bus stop - but without zebra stripesOther:
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171389Photo #171389New motor-traffic sign. The aircraft symbol that could be mistaken for a direction arrow isn't new, but is at least a bit less confusing this time. Interesting that eastbound traffic on Cherry Hinton Road is encouraged to turn south onto Queen Edith's Way for the city centre. (Better than via the High Street, but confusing.) I haven't spotted blue signs for cyclists.Other:
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171388Photo #171388The "advisory redundant sign lane"Other:
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171365Photo #171365Looks like a bit of the transition from compound back to meadow is under wayOther:
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171364Photo #171364Shuttering for the wall at the side of the north stairsOther:
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171363Photo #171363Could be for the ramp from bridge to towpath, but it doesn't look very wide. Subsequently thought just to be cover on rainwater drainpipe next to the ramp.Other:
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171361Photo #171361Precast north-side step sections in situ, but 'landing' slab in the middle still to be castOther:
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171360Photo #171360Space - presumably for another cattle grid - is still fenced off at the end of the otherwise-finished path on the south commonOther:
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171359Photo #171359Topsoil belatedly reinstated beside the new path on the south common.Other:
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171358Photo #171358Progress on stairs and ramp in the north compoundOther:
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171171Photo #171171Progress on the south bridge ramp, and south compound looking a bit tidierOther:
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171170Photo #171170North bank beside the Newmarket Road underpass now has its topsoilOther:
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171169Photo #171169Bridge between common and cafe site looks finishedOther:
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171168Photo #171168Progress on widening Coldham's Common path for the Chisholm TrailOther:
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170848Photo #170848It's unfortunate that you can't see here that there IS a way to carry on northwardsOther:
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170845Photo #170845Quite a sharp corner in the dogleg hereOther:
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170839Photo #170839It's not immediately obvious why the diversion needs a dogleg here: perhaps just to make space inside the work compound?Other:
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170837Photo #170837Path closed, diversion open. New transition onto the temporary bridge is better than the original (in cyclestreets #170554)Other:
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170828Photo #170828Diversion open, path closed for widening and bridge work.Other:
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170642Photo #170642Topsoil reinstated beside much of widened Chisholm TrailOther:
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170641Photo #170641Work in progress on bridge for Chisholm Trail between common and cafeOther:
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170640Photo #170640Backfill and kerbstones nearly finished, except for work on water mainOther:
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170639Photo #170639Backfill & kerbstones nearly finishedOther:
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170638Photo #170638Backfill & kerbstones well advancedOther:
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170637Photo #170637Backfill, kerbstones, etc well advanced after remaining utilities (inc broadband fibre) reinstated.Other:
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170605Photo #170605Sensor above the lights might be for the right turn phase? There isn't an equivalent facing the other way for the Cherry Hinton Road -> Queen Edith's Way turn.

Difficult to know why it's so high - unless instead it's actually looking for buses at the stops blocking both lanes on Fulbourn Road?
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170604Photo #170604Good to see that in the carriageway utility covers that have been dangerously (and noisily) uneven for years are now level - but here that wasn't possible. Instead, sloping the kerbs to meet the cover has created an inpromptu 'dropped kerb' transition between footway and cycleway.Other:
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170603Photo #170603Redmac for the short cycle lane now finishedOther:
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170602Photo #170602Bike sensor (I think) above the lightsOther:
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170601Photo #170601Another case where it's too easy to be confused by the wrong lights when making the second-stage crossingOther:
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170600Photo #170600I haven't noticed elsewhere this bollard treatment for cycle lane behind bus stopCycleway:
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170599Photo #170599Redmac for the cycle lane past the bus stop is now finishedCycleway:
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170598Photo #170598I think that's a sensor for the advance bike green at the top of the lights. Seems to give about 7 seconds head start before the vehicle green, but only when a bike is sensed.Other:
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170555Photo #170555Plastic tiles again on the left for the foot/cylepath diversion, robust temporary roadway on the right for machinery.Other:
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170554Photo #170554Contractors' bridge on the left, pedestrians & cycles on the right. Yellow plastic fillet for the latter isn't going to be great for pedestrians or cycles.Other:
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170553Photo #170553Temporary pedestrian/cycle bridge is a reasonable if not generous widthOther:
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170552Photo #170552Temporary pedestrian/cycle bridge for use while the original is rebuilt or refreshedOther:
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170551Photo #170551Temporary bridge for construction traffic to access the middle section of Coldham's CommonOther:
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170549Photo #170549New bridge over the brook between Coldham's Common and the Cafe site - not quite completedOther:
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170540Photo #170540The first of the new redmac cycle sections is done, but the transition to the carriageway is a bit odd.Other:
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170539Photo #170539Low-level, small, repeaters for bikes at each set of lights. They switch to green slightly before the main lights.Other:
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170538Photo #170538Carriageway is finished bar some utility covers not yet reinstated, but footways and the little bits of cycleway are mostly still to do.Other:
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170537Photo #170537There are too many places where you can see the lights for another crossing as well as the ones you need to see. I think it could lead to some incidents.Other:
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170536Photo #170536Although the temporary crossing lights are still in situ, it's the new ones integrated with the traffic control lights that are now operational. There are no easily-visible repeaters on the central islands, so you have to look to the side rather than being aware of anyone waiting to cross in the opposite direction.Other:
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170209Photo #170209First sight eastbound of what's around the cornerOther:
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170208Photo #170208Good progress on backfill and reinstatement above south end of underpassOther:
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170207Photo #170207'Making it up as they go along'? Looks as if they may have decided against adding a second cattlegridOther:
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170206Photo #170206Tarmac looks almost finished, broken swing gate has been replaced, other swing gate has been hooked open again.Other:
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170205Photo #170205Still some work to do between resurfaced path and existing cattlegrids. Not very walk- or cyle-friendly at the moment, and not obvious how they can finish without fencing off the route via the grids.Other:
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170204Photo #170204Improved path for Chisholm Trail making progress, but still plenty of 'making good' to do.Other:
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170054Photo #170054Still a bit to do before it will be ready for tarmacOther:
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170053Photo #170053Path widened but edge boards not yet all fitted at this endOther:
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170052Photo #170052Widened path on Coldham's Common south nearly ready to be 'prepped for tarmac' according to timetable board at the other end.

Both of these gates open in the same direction: not immediately obvious why two were needed.
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170051Photo #170051Scaffolding gone, backfilling started, still work to do on utilities. Impossible to tell whether the water main was reinstated below this lot, but the pipe meant to reinstate the gas main has clearly not been used. Wonder if this all has to be dug up again later?Other:
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170050Photo #170050Scaffolding supports gone, backfilling started, but still some work to do for proper reinstatement of utilities.Other:
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170049Photo #170049Culvert for Chisholm Trail bridge south ramp to cross realigned brookOther:
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170025Photo #170025The usual forest of posts to negotiate on the central island, plus an interesting traffic light repeaterOther:
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170024Photo #170024Not convinced that this is the most useful bit of signageOther:
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170023Photo #170023Pedestrians-only footway is seriously narrow on this corner - in stark contrast to the one diagonally oppositeOther:
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170022Photo #170022I think this is where southbound cyclists leave can leave the carriageway to join shared-use path, just as it becomes too narrow.Other:
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170021Photo #170021Shared-use transition to segregated ?Other:
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170020Photo #170020Space gained from Robin Hood frontageOther:
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170019Photo #170019Space finally gained from Robin Hood - but their 'gateposts' haven't been moved back.Other:
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170018Photo #170018Eastbound pedestrian crossingOther:
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