Long awaited work to allieviate traffic congestion around Clapham Junction has started on Lavender Hill.
The work will allow road vehicles coming down Lavender Hill towards Clapham Junction to turn right at Asda. At present traffic wishing to turn into Falcon Road has to queue up at the busy junction with St Johns Hill/Falcon Road/St Johns Road. The roadworks are currently causing tailbacks on Lavender Hill, and the new turning is not expected to open until Q1 2011.
The announcement was made over a year ago, but council politics have held up the work until now.
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