The Cambridge Area Bus Users have posted a round up of a report by Over Mill Road Bridge of a public meeting held on 29th April. There is a slide you can download to look at what is intended, which seems to be removing a section of the bridge entirely and rebuilding it.
At the moment, the gist of it seems to be that it's all a bit of a shambles for bus users. The good news that there is an intended shuttle bus both sides of the bridge, one into town and one (unfortunately) to Sainsbury's. For BARA residents this would mean you could take a bus to Sainsbury's (assuming the diverted number 2 will stop there) and connect to the shuttle bus.
However, the shuttle bus route when it reaches the bridge is causing concern as the people in charge of the route obviously have never been to Mill Road and have scheduled the bus to turn by going down narrow one way streets the wrong way. In fact, the map shows the shuttle on our side of the bridge turning via Stockwell Street and Cockburn Street, which are both one way in the same direction and have a barrier between them on Argyle Street. Easily amended by going down Argyle Street and up Stockwell Street but it shows a lack of attention to detail that is worrying.
Also of note is that they will be closing the replacement foot/cycle bridge for one week.
Good news: you will be able to get to Sainsbury's on the bus.
Bad news: the Coldhams Lane diversion is going to drive everyone mad and it will be hard to get to Mill Road.
Image taken from page 11 of the powerpoint presentation on overmillroadbridge.org.uk.
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