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19 April 2012, 05:00 | Updated: 19 April 2012, 08:06
Norfolk County Council launching a series of exhibitions that will help the council develop a planning application for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.
The exhibition features a plan of the whole route, from the A47 at Postwick to the A1067 Norwich to Fakenham Road, along with information about other Transport for Norwich projects that all come under the Norwich Area Transport Strategy.
Visitors will also be able to view a virtual aerial tour of the road. This visualisation does not include some recent changes to the proposals, but it provides a general impression of the road.
The decision to proceed with a planning application was made by Norfolk County Council's Cabinet on 2 April. Cabinet also decided that, although the Department for Transport funding allocation of £86.5m covers the road from Postwick to the A140 at the Airport, the remaining section to the A1067 (Norwich to Fakenham road) should be constructed at the same time, and that it should be dual carriageway.
The exhibitions are being held through April and May, starting in Rackheath today, and concluding with an all-day exhibition at the Forum on 11th of June.
Exhibition details (venue followed by date and time)
Rackheath Holy Trinity Church Hall, Salhouse Road, Rackheath, NR13 6PD
Thursday 19 April 12.00 - 7.30pm
Taverham Village Hall, Sandy Lane, Norwich, NR8 6JR
Monday 23 April 12.30 - 7.30pm
Sprowston Diamond Centre, School Lane, Sprowston, NR7 8TR.
Thursday 26 April 12.00 - 7.30pm
Horsford Village Hall, Holt Road, Horsford, NR10 3DN
Monday 30 April 12.00 - 7.30pm
Spixworth Village Hall, Crostwick Lane, Spixworth, NR10 3NQ
Wednesday 2 May 12.30 - 7.00pm
Postwick Village Hall, Ferry Lane, Postwick, NR13 5HL
Friday 4 May 12.00 - 7.30pm
*Great Plumstead Parish Hall,Church Street, Great Plumstead, NR13 5AB
Tuesday 8 May 12.00 - 7.30pm
*Limited disabled access - not DDA compliant.
St Faiths Centre, Manor Rd, Norwich, NR10 3LF
Friday 11 May 12.00 - 7.30pm
The Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane Recreation Ground, Old Costessey, NR8 5AH
Tuesday 15 May 12.00 - 7.00pm
The Dussindale Community Centre, Thorpe St Andrew, Pound Lane, NR7 0SR
Friday 18 May 12.00 - 7.00pm
Hellesdon Community Centre, Middleton's Lane, NR6 5SR
Tuesday 22 May 12.00 - 7.00pm
Old Catton Village Hall,(opposite No.64 through gates)Church Street, Hall Drive, NR6 7DW
Thursday 24 May 6.30pm onwards (following annual parish meeting)
Easton Village Hall, 21 Marlingford Road, Easton, NR9 5AD
Monday 28 May 12.30 - 7.30pm
The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF
Monday 11 June 9.00am - 5.00pm