events promotion signs launched on trial basis in Burnham
series of new traffic management signs have been unveiled this
week on a trial basis by Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Town Council.
in conjunction with Highways, they are positioned around Burnham
next to main roads to give motorists advance warning of road closures
in the town centre for large events that involve road closures.
Town Centre Manager Beverley Milner Simonds explained: "Highways
suggested to the Town Council that we should be more proactive
in traffic management for large events that involve closing roads
and they helped us design the signs in accordance with traffic
year is a trial. We will monitor the feedback on the effectiveness
of these signs before deciding if they will be deployed in 2016."
have pre-ordered the stickers for FolkFest, the Christmas lights
switch-on, Carnival and the two Food & Drink Festivals and
can add to this if more road closure applications for events are
has been agreed that the signs will be put out approximately (allowing
for working day patterns) 14 days before an event and removed
on the next working day after an event. The ones for the food
festival were late going up due to staff illness."