set to start on long-awaited Burnham-On-Sea pedestrian crossing
is set to begin in February on building a long-awaited pedestrian
crossing along a busy road in Burnham-On-Sea, it has been announced.
County Councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton, pictured, this
week welcomed the news that the crossing in Berrow Road will soon
be in place.
work to build the crossing will begin on February 2nd and will
last four weeks," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
timing has been planned to cause the least disruption on what
is clearly as busy road. I am delighted that we have been given
a start date and I am pleased that the crossing will be in place
before the start of the summer holiday season."
is very much needed in this area and I am sure that the residents
will benefit greatly from this new facility."
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.
added: "This scheme was the first of my small improvement
scheme applications from Somerset County Council and the other
traffic calming measures in Stoddens Road are also planned to
be completed this financial year."
work was previously delayed after flooding last winter meant higher-priority
road repair schemes had to go ahead first.