improvements to be introduced at Burnham crash blackspot
safety improvements are to be made to an accident blackspot in
Burnham-On-Sea following a series of car crashes.
Road will be closed from January 30th for ten days to allow the
county council to make a number of changes to the sharp bend near
the entrance to the town's BASC sports ground.
County Council spokeswoman Anna Newman told Burnham-On-Sea.com
this week: "The work will involve installing rock-filled
cages to create a verge area and also provide road edge support.
New hazard marker posts will also be installed to warn of a ditch
in Stoddens Road have been calling for improved safety measures
at the site, as Burnham-On-Sea.com first reported
last year following an accident in which a car careered off the
road in February
(pictured below), one of several accidents.
have also occurred in the area in August
2010 and December
2010 and a motorcyclist also suffered minor injuries when
he lost control of his machine.