Burnham pedestrian crossing confirmed for early 2015
long-awaited pedestrian crossing along a busy road in Burnham-On-Sea
has moved a step closer this week, according to the town's County
Peter Burridge-Clayton, pictured, said a formal contract
for the work to construct the new crossing in Berrow Road has
been signed with a building firm.
can confirm that the work order has this week been placed with
the contractor and everything is now on track for the work to
go ahead," he said.
new crossing will be installed on the busy stretch of road outside
the Kathleen Chambers care home, operated by the Royal National
Institute Of The Blind, near the Texaco petrol station.
work was previously delayed after flooding last winter meant higher-priority
road repair schemes needed to go ahead first. The
crossing is now scheduled to be completed in January or February.
Siggs, the county council's highways cabinet member, said earlier
this autumn: "The Berrow Road crossing is on our priority
list and is scheduled to go ahead early in 2015. The exact timing
may be weather dependent if we have more flooding or a very icy
winter, but it is scheduled to be completed this financial year."