Traffic density for St Helier tunnel (FOI)
Traffic density for St Helier tunnel (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 30 May 2023.
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Please provide the traffic density of St Helier tunnel in central St Helier. Please provide daily averages calculated from all traffic counts over the course of the year, for the last 10 years.
The requested information has been provided in the attached spreadsheet from 2016 to mid-2022.
The Transport section, within Infrastructure & Environment began recording this data in 2016.
Any gaps in the data are as a result of the counter being down for maintenance.
It should be noted that the Transport section do not hold this data from mid-2022 onwards since the counter is permanently offline.
Therefore, the remaining information you requested is not held and Article 10 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law applies.
Tunnel Traffic Data 2016-2022.xlsx
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