Gloucestershire journey to work congestion survey
HOW has your journey to work by car changed in the last five years because of roadworks and congestion?
TiG, The Citizen and the Gloucestershire Echo ant to find out how much longer it now takes to travel to work in the county by car.
We are asking whether your journey time has gone up or down since 1998 or whether you became so sick of sitting in traffic jams, you dumped the car for good.
Please vote in our online poll to let us know how your journey to work has changed.
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The survey is launched as motorists travelling around Up Hatherley have had a frustrating week as three sets of roadworks created nightmare queues.
The long-awaited resurfacing of the pothole-riddled Up Hatherley Way started on Monday.
But combined with other works on the busy Cold Pool Lane and Hatherley Lane, rush hour drivers have seen much longer traffic jams than normal.
The £120,000 work on Up Hatherley Way is due to finish tomorrow, as is the carriage way resurfacing on Cold Pool Lane.
Meanwhile in Hatherley Lane, multi-way signals were put in place from September 10 until October 26 for gas works.
Councillor Roger Whyborn (LD, Up Hatherley) said: "The traffic has been in chaos and although we are all very grateful Up Hatherley Way is being resurfaced, it has been a bit of a nightmare with all the other work going on at the same time.
"It has been particularly difficult for those getting to and from work in rush hour and it is causing a few problems, but it is still good news the work is being done.
"It is fine throughout the day, but around 9am and 5pm it becomes a real problem and is really backing up along Hatherley Lane and Grovefield Way.
"Trying to get to Shurdington Road and Gloucester Road and near the A40 is a real nightmare."
He believed the problems were being caused as the three main routes into Up Hatherley were all undergoing work at the same time.
Mr Whyborn said he hoped the congestion would begin to clear next week when the work on Cold Pool Lane and Up Hatherley Way ended.
Gloucestershire County Council's local highways manager Chris Riley said: "We understand residents' concerns about traffic in the area due to the number of works being carried out.
"We have ensured that the work at the junction of Hatherley Lane and Hatherley Road by Wales & West, to replace gas mains, is managed by manually controlled temporary lights to better manage traffic flow.
"Meanwhile, temporary lights installed in Cold Pool Lane have now been removed following the completion of recent works associated with the new development."