July 10, 2008
residents welcome "long overdue" traffic calming scheme
residents in Highbridge have this week welcomed the news that
a much-needed traffic calming scheme looks set to go ahead later
County Council's highways department said this week it plans to
install road humps at two locations in Worston Road.
councillor Chris Williams, who has been calling for improved safety
along the road for several years, told Burnham-On-Sea.com this
week he welcomes the news.
here pointing at where one of the sets of road humps will be installed,
he told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A traffic calming scheme has
been needed here for some time and is long overdue."
is a dangerous stretch of road that is very narrow in parts where
there have been at least three accidents in the last couple of
often hurtle along the road towards Poples Bow at speeds of 50-60mph,
so I'm pleased the County Council has proposed a traffic calming
just hope that it improves safety for motorists and pedestrians."
County Council spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com that two sets
of flat top road humps, similar to those in use along Burnham
High Street, are being planned.
are to be located in separate locations near no 21 Worston Road
and another near 73 Worston Road.