starts on new pedestrian crossing at busy Highbridge junction
to construct a new pedestrian crossing on a busy road in Highbridge
has started this week.
The work comes with support of the local community after a request
was made by Cllr John Woodman as part of Somerset County Councils
Small Improvements Scheme programme.
started on Monday (17th November) to construct a zebra crossing
on Pepperall Way, to the south of Field Way.
bus stop currently located near to the new zebra crossings
location is being moved closer to the entrance of the Highbridge
The footways will also be resurfaced as needed and dropped kerbs
will be installed on either side of Oldway Place.
Cllr Harvey Siggs, Somerset County Councils Cabinet Member
for Highways, said: "This pedestrian crossing is a welcome
improvement to this particular stretch of road. Improving the
safety of pedestrians and drivers on Somersets roads is
of paramount importance to us and I am pleased that we are able
to deliver this crossing which will make a huge difference to
the whole community."
work to construct the zebra crossing should be complete in December
and during this time temporary traffic lights are in place.
Highbridge County Councillor John Woodman and Cllr Chris Williams
at the Pepperall Road junction