Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Even the Romans had two-way city traffic

Two-way traffic is not a modern phenomenon in Chichester – the Romans had it nearly 2,000 years ago.

As a major archaeological dig continues on the former Shippam's factory site, it has emerged that a Roman road crossing the area – its existence was unknown until the excavation started – was no less than 10m wide, and two-way.