03:00AM, Thursday 27 March 2014
New signposting designed to change the driving habits of Legoland visitors could hold the answer to the current congestion problems.
A team from the Royal Borough, the Highways Agency and Legoland has come up with a tentative plan that will be tried out over two of the forthcoming spring Bank Holiday weekends.
The main aim is to stop cars heading up congested Imperial Road into Winkfield Road.
Traffic will be directed off the M25 so that it heads along Straight Road, Old Windsor and onto the Sheet Street Road through Windsor Great Park on the way to Legoland.
Signs on Royal Windsor Way - the former Windsor Eton Relief Road - would direct traffic to Goslar Road and Osborne Road towards Sheet Street Road, instead of up congested Imperial Road to Winkfield Road.
Eastbound traffic on the M4 will be signposted off, along Windsor Road and Oakley Green Road and Fifield Lane towards Drift Road, approaching Legoland from the other side than at present. The results will be closely monitored to see how the changes work.
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