CBD GRIDLOCK

Traffic grinds between roadworks throughout city centre
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BETTER DAYS: Traffic on Parfitt Road and Murphy Street has experienced some jams over the past week due to the closure of the popular alternative route of Faithfull Street. PHOTO: Kiren Tilly

A SERIES of roadworks throughout Wangaratta’s CBD is starting to get on the nerves of commuters but several works will be completed in the coming weeks.

Local roadworks were ramped up due to the COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns resulting in less movement on the roads in the CBD but the side effects are becoming more obvious as more people head back to their workplaces.

One of the main burdens to motorists’ commute times is the closure of Faithfull Street with traffic on the Queen’s Birthday weekend particularly noticeable along Parfitt Road and Murphy Street.


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