Stoddens Road closes for 10 days from today
busy Burnham-On-Sea road has temporarily shut to all traffic for
ten days from today (Monday, January 30th) while long-awaited
safety improvements are made.
Road is closing to allow the county council's highways department
to make a number of safety 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 we first reported
last year, following an accident in which a car careered off the
road in February,
one of several accidents.