Switch Island junction statistics

David Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Transport

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Dear Department for Transport,

With regards to Switch Island junction in Aintree near Liverpool, please can you provide the following under Freedom of Information:

- What the average vehicle throughput/usage is every year over the last 10 years
- How many road traffic accidents there have been at this junction each year over the last 10 years and their severity (i.e. fatal and non-fatal); of those, how many have been attributable to traffic coming from or going onto A5758 Brooms Cross Road, which opened in 2015
- Whether there has been any proposals or discussions surrounding building a flyover linking Brooms Cross Road directly to the M57 motorway over Switch Island
- What investment has come from the DfT towards improvement works to the junction over the last 10 years

Yours faithfully,

David Smith

Department for Transport

Dear Mr Smith,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which
has been allocated reference number P0016813.

A response will be issued to you in due course.


Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team
Digital Service
Zone D/04
Ashdown House
Sedlescombe Road North
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN37 7GA

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RIS Correspondence, Department for Transport

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Dear Mr Smith


Thank you for request Freedom of Information request of the 10^th December
2018 regarding the Switch Island Junction in Aintree near Liverpool.
Please see attached the Department for Transport’s reply attached.


Stephen Shuster

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