In Pictures: Remember these roadworks in Norwich city centre?

A roadworks sign. Photo Simon Finlay

A roadworks sign. Photo Simon Finlay - Credit: EDP / Archant 2003

It feels like roadworks have been going on forever in Norwich city centre at the moment and these photos prove it! Here's a look back at some of the traffic problems previously faced in the city between 1990 and 2010.

Picture of the roadworks and improvements to St Georges Street in Norwich.Photo: Angela Sharpe pics

Picture of the roadworks and improvements to St Georges Street in Norwich.Photo: Angela Sharpe pics © 2007 - Credit: Archant © 2007

• Improvements between King Street and Rose Lane caused delays in 1990.

Norwich Roadworks: King Street, Rose Lane Road works, may 1990

Norwich Roadworks: King Street, Rose Lane Road works, may 1990 - Credit: Archant

• In 1995 a burst water main meant trouble for drivers on Heartsease Lane.

Norwich Roadworks: Heartsease Lane water main burst, Sep 1999

Norwich Roadworks: Heartsease Lane water main burst, Sep 1999 - Credit: Archant

• Road resurfacing on All Saints Green caused traffic to build up outside Bonds in March 1997.

Norwich Roadworks: All Saints Green, March 1997

Norwich Roadworks: All Saints Green, March 1997 - Credit: Archant

• The Hindle family were particularly frustrated in 1999 by roadworks on Earlham Road.

Norwich Roadworks: hindle family annoyed about Earlham Road works, 1999

Norwich Roadworks: hindle family annoyed about Earlham Road works, 1999 - Credit: Archant


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• Roadworks on Prince of Wales Road back in 2001 prompted lots of long queues.

Norwich Roadworks on Prince of Wales in Norwich hold up traffic. <Photo by Natasha Lyster> 2001

Norwich Roadworks on Prince of Wales in Norwich hold up traffic. <Photo by Natasha Lyster> 2001 - Credit: © Eastern Counties Newspapers

• Traffic jams were a regular occurrence on Mile Cross Road in 2002.

Norwich Roadworks: traffic chaos in norwichthe road works on mile cross road 2002

Norwich Roadworks: traffic chaos in norwichthe road works on mile cross road 2002 - Credit: ©ARCHANT } NORFOLK 2002.

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• In 2004 drivers on Rose Lane were once again inundated with disruptions.

Norwich Roadworks: Rose Lane, Norwich.Photo: Liz Reynolds 2004

Norwich Roadworks: Rose Lane, Norwich.Photo: Liz Reynolds 2004 - Credit: Archant

• Red Lion Street and Timber Hill were caught up in the roadworks that took place on Farmers Avenue back in 2005.

Norwich Roadworks: Council workmen and contractors start work and put into place the signs and restr

Norwich Roadworks: Council workmen and contractors start work and put into place the signs and restrictions around Red Lion st and Timberhill while the road works on Farmers Ave take place.Photo: Simon Finlay. pics © 2004 - Credit: Archant © 2005

• Work was carried out outside Delaney's Irish Bar (now St Andrews Brew House) on St Andrews Street and along St George's Street in 2007.

Norwich Roadworks: St Andrews Street / St George's Street zebra crossing and road works near Delaney

Norwich Roadworks: St Andrews Street / St George's Street zebra crossing and road works near Delaney's Irish Bar.Photo:Antony Kelly © 2007 - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2007

• A series of work was undertaken on Cattle Market Street in 2008 outside Crystal House, which at the time was home to model store, but today houses Warings Furniture and Cafe. Several more improvement works took place throughout the city between January and November as part of a plan to manage transport issues effectively and make Norwich a more modern and 'liveable' city.

Norwich Roadworks: Cattle Market Street, NorwichPhoto:Antony KellyEN pics © 2008

Norwich Roadworks: Cattle Market Street, NorwichPhoto:Antony KellyEN pics © 2008 - Credit: Evening News © 2008

• How big of an impact have roadworks in the city had on you? Let us know in the comments below.

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