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Bideford-Barnstaple Road

Volume 718: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1965

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asked the Minister of Transport (1) if he will take steps to improve the arrangements for dealing with public transport between Bideford and Barnstaple, bearing in mind the congestion caused by Bideford Bridge and the frequent hold-ups on the Bideford-Barnstaple Road;(2) what he proposes to do to alleviate the bottleneck caused by the existing Bideford Bridge.

Proposals for widening the carriageway of Bideford Bridge are being examined with the trustees who own the bridge. Other measures to improve traffic flow in Bideford are also being studied. The measures under consideration would benefit all traffic, including public transport.