pedestrian crossing to be installed on busy
brand new pedestrian crossing is to be installed on a busy road
in Burnham-On-Sea, it has been announced this week.
councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton, pictured, has secured funds
from Somerset County Council for the scheme in Berrow Road.
crossing will be installed outside the Kathleen Chambers care
home, operated by the Royal National Institute Of The Blind, which
is located opposite the Texaco garage.
safety of this busy, fast-moving stretch of road has been in the
spotlight for many years and I am delighted to have secured funding
for the new crossing which will greatly help the safety of nearby
residents," Cllr Burridge-Clayton told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Somerset County Council spokeswoman said the project is currently
in its design phase and the crossing is due to be installed during
the first quarter of 2013/2014.
news comes just weeks after an announcement that a new crossing
is also to be installed in Highbridge, as we reported here.
Burnham County Councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton standing at the
spot where the new crossing is due to be installed