A VIDEO reveals the extent of ‘visitors distress’ motorists are going through between Weymouth and Portland as we speak (July 3).

Experiences counsel there are ‘hourly queues’ from the highest of Fortuneswell on Portland, heading northbound in direction of the Ferry Bridge alongside the Seashore Highway.

Dorset Council has stated there are lengthy delays and queueing visitors on the A354 Portland Seashore Highway each methods close to Chesil Seashore.

Dorset Echo: Images and video courtesy of Dorset Media ServicePhotographs and video courtesy of Dorset Media Service

The visitors is being pinned right down to the momentary lights close to the Ferry Bridge junction as roadworks proceed throughout the space. Journey time is 10 minutes southbound. 

Portland resident, Geoff Moore stated: “Extra visitors distress for Portland residents.

“The visitors heading northbound begins on the high of Portland subsequent to the crane, and it is extremely sluggish shifting coming via Fortuneswell.

“The queues final till northbound motorists attain Billy Winters seaside cafe.

“I perceive roadworks are wanted on occasion, however it creates issues for individuals on the island in addition to vacationers to the realm. It might very damaging for tourism on Portland.

“These works needs to be held at night time.”

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