March 11, 2009
gets underway on building Burnham's Frank Foley Parkway
construction of the final section of the partially complete Frank
Foley Parkway in Burnham-On-Sea has finally got underway this
Work to build the missing link between Love Lane in Burnham
and Pepperall Road in Highbridge got underway, after being announced
lorries and other machinery have been delivered to the site, as
pictured, to enable the construction work to proceed.
route is being cleared of vegetation and other debris before the
concrete foundations of the road can be built.
work will take approximately eight weeks to complete, so should
be finished before the summer tourist season gets underway.
broke the news in
April 2008 that Somerset
County Council had taken
the decision to build the final section of the road, when it confirmed
that sufficient funds had been secured from local developers for
Alan Ham, Somerset County Councillor for Brent, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The completion of this route will bring big benefits to
the local community and Im delighted that we have been able
to schedule the works for this early in the year."