Traffic at standstill as thousands of football fans and shoppers queue to get into Southampton

Daily Echo: Thousands of football fans and shoppers queuing to get into the city Thousands of football fans and shoppers queuing to get into the city

TRAFFIC is at a standstill on major routes into Southampton.

Thousands of Saints fans heading to St Mary's Stadium for the match against Everton are competing with shoppers trying to get into the city centre.

Traffic is currently queueing along West Quay Road, the Millbrook flyover and the M271 into the city.

There are also queues on Bitterne Road West and Bassett Avenue.

Saints kick off at 12.45pm against high-flying Everton.

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12:10pm Sat 26 Apr 14

S Pance says...

Jaqui Rayment's traffic management team strikes again?

Vote wisely guys at election time..
Jaqui Rayment's traffic management team strikes again? Vote wisely guys at election time.. S Pance
  • Score: 8

12:52pm Sat 26 Apr 14

befriendly says...

And no cruise ships to blame. NEWS FLASH. Jaqui Rayment spotted at builders merchant with her head in a pile of sand.
And no cruise ships to blame. NEWS FLASH. Jaqui Rayment spotted at builders merchant with her head in a pile of sand. befriendly
  • Score: 11

3:36pm Sat 26 Apr 14

03alpe01 says...

How can there possibly be traffic congestion in Southampton with no cruise ships in? I joke. Rayment
How can there possibly be traffic congestion in Southampton with no cruise ships in? I joke. Rayment 03alpe01
  • Score: 6

6:30pm Sat 26 Apr 14

Maine Lobster says...

The fact is that some days will be exceptionally busy, dependant upon city events.It happens all the time regardless of who runs the council and will happen even if there are no roadworks.
The fact is that some days will be exceptionally busy, dependant upon city events.It happens all the time regardless of who runs the council and will happen even if there are no roadworks. Maine Lobster
  • Score: 2

4:20pm Mon 28 Apr 14

southamptonadi says...

And the traffic after was even worse
And the traffic after was even worse southamptonadi
  • Score: 0

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