Although the consultation period closed, Easthorpe Peace commissioned an independent traffic survey in order to supply Highways England and the Planning Inspectorate with official figures.
Here is a summary of the results.......
Date range: 15th – 30th September 2021
Quantity of days counted: 16
Three sets of sensors were installed, these recorded all classes of traffic going eastbound (away from the A12) and westbound (towards the a12)
The sensors were placed near Kildegaard (Site 3), just before 1 Onslow Cottage (Site 2) and before 4 Easthorpe Road (Site 1).
Traffic count: 12129 (Site 3)
Top Speed Recorded: 76mph (Site 3)
Traffic Exceeding 30mph Speed Limit: 77.22% (Site 1)
Average traffic exceeding 30mph speed limit across all three sites: 59.07%
Average top speed across all three sites: 68.73mph
West Bound Traffic (Site 3) 9678
West Bound Traffic (Site 1) 9027
= 93% of this traffic were using Easthorpe as a cut through for access to the A12
East Bound Traffic (Site 1) 1527
East Bound Traffic (Site 3) 2451
= 62% Using Easthorpe as an exit from the A12, cutting through to other areas.
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