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Richmond Hill temporary limit

A 30-mile an hour speed limit on one of the Island's busiest routes is to stay in place - for the time being.

The limit was lowered while the northbound carriageway of Richmond Hill in Braddan was resurfaced - but drivers expected that to revert to 50mph now the works are complete.

It's because the new surface needs time to consolidate and bed-down.

The hill has been the scene of a number of serious accidents in recent months - and police are concerned at the speed taken by drivers around the bend.

Head of the Roads Policing Unit Derek Flint:

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