road safety schemes in the Burnham area set to be developed
than 40 schemes designed to improve highways and road safety across
the county have been approved for further development by Somerset
list of schemes put forward as part of the Small Improvement Schemes
(SiS) programme includes several in the Burnham-On-Sea area including
traffic management in Butchers Bend, East Brent; and pedestrian
crossing improvements on the A38 in Rooksbridge and A38 at Cross.
David Fothergill, Somerset County Councils Cabinet member
for Highways, said: "The SiS programme is all about listening
to our local communities and then trying to tackle the issues
which they have identified."
pleased weve been able to agree in principle to more than
40 small schemes which should make a real difference locally."
next step is for our engineers to look closely at the list of
submissions to assess them as feasible, then well be looking
to approve funding, before working closely with local communities
to develop detailed individual plans for delivery over the coming
of the projects have been put forward by County Councillors who
have been made aware of a need for road improvements in their
local area by their constituents and community representatives.
schemes are subject to design, scheduling, consultation and budget
availability and may not be progressed if they do not meet these
conditions. You can find out more about how to tackle traffic
issues in your community at www.trafficchoices.co.uk/somerset.