crossing opens along busy Burnham-On-Sea road
brand new pedestrian crossing which aims to make a busy road in
Burnham-On-Sea safer has been opened this week.
project by Somerset County Council has seen a new crossing introduced
in Berrow Road, next to the Texaco petrol station.
has been installed on the busy stretch of road outside the Kathleen
Chambers care home, operated by the Royal National Institute Of
Councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton, pictured, who has campaigned
for the crossing for several years, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm
delighted the crossing is now fully operational and has been completed
before the busy summer months."
would like to put on record my thanks to the contractors and Somerset
County Council Highways staff for all their efforts in bringing
this scheme to fruition, with the least possible disruption to
the residents in the area."
work involved in this modern hi-tech crossing was considerable,
and the efforts of all those involved is much appreciated. I am
pleased my bid to Somerset County Council's 'small improvement
scheme' was successful, and I'm sure this crossing will be a great
benefit to the residents of the area, given the high volume of
traffic that can occur on this road."