Upper Orwell Crossing Comment Residents Male 16-24 Motorcyclist

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Respondent ID:4907573406 (Collector: 87370504)
Date of feedback:12/08/2016 - 12/08/2016
A resident:Yes
A worker:Yes
A business owner:No
A land owner:No
Organisation:No - Individual.
Gender and Age Group:Male / 16-24
How did you hear about the consultation? Word of mouth

How important do you think the following benefits of the crossings are for Suffolk?

  1. The redevelopment of the island as an area for high tech investment and enterprise
  2. Continued investment in the Waterfront, Marina and the Port
  3. The regeneration of the southern section of the town including business investment, housing development and community services
  4. Less congestion in Ipswich and on the A14 and improved journey times
  5. Increased connectivity between the southeast and southwest of Ipswich
  6. More route options and improving safety for walking and cycling
Island Site:Important
Ipswich Waterfront Investment:Very important
A14 and Ipswich congestion:No feeling either way
South East and South West connectivity:Important
Rat-run Route Options and Safety:Not important

Which of the following impacts are important in determining your support for the crossings?

Ipswich Ltd note: We notice no option for air pollution

Ecological:Not important
Visual appearance/design quality:Not important
Noise:Not important
Land use and/or property:Very important
Disruption during construction:Important
Other (please specify):

The crossings would deliver reductions in traffic on many local roads; however it is likely that some local roads surrounding the crossings would experience an increase in traffic. In priority order, please choose the three issues that would concern you the most if traffic increased on your road.

Biggest concern:Access to local services
Second biggest concern:Congestion
Third biggest concern:Noise

Now choose the three traffic management measures you think we should consider to manage the potential impacts of traffic increases if they were to occur on your road.

Most important:Junction changes
Second most important:Parking changes/restrictions
Third most important:Night time ban for HGVs

East to West travel

  • How often do you currently travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • How do you most commonly currently travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • What is the main reason you currently travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • Which of the following statements best describe your current travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • Would you like to be added to our consultation database to be updated about the project and future opportunities to have your say?
How often East-West travel:Every day
Method of Transport:Motorcyclist
Main reason of travel:Commuting
Current travel experience:There is some congestion or delays
Keep me updated:No / Agree to continue with survey

Do you have any further comments or concerns about the location and/or operation of the crossings?

Comments:The concern is that a crossing over the new cut would would have little impact on through traffic. A swing bridge upgrade would reduce the efficency of the lock and a crossing outside the log would have to be a lifting bridge or a large amount of trade would be lost in the dock. Also my concern is for the Ipswich sea cadets who could be heavily negatively impacted by the proposals
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