Tag Archives: pedestrian crossing

Upgrade to make crossing safer

Work to replace and upgrade a pedestrian crossing in north Taunton is due to start next month. As part of Somerset County Council’s ongoing maintenance programme, the crossing near the petrol station on Greenway Road will also be moved by 50m to improve visibility and safety. The new crossing will use extra low voltage equipment, […]

New crossing to be installed on busy road in Monkton Heathfield

Work to install a new crossing to provide safe access to two schools in Monkton Heathfield is due to start on Monday (23 March). Somerset County Council will be constructing the puffin crossing on the A3259 Heathfield Road between the junctions of Mead Way and Elms Estate. This is on one of the main routes […]

Long awaited crossing to be installed on busy A39 Main Road in Coxley

Work to build a new pedestrian crossing on the A39 Main Road in Coxley between Wells and Glastonbury is due to start next week. Members of the community, supported by former County Councillor Ron Forrest, have long campaigned for a safe crossing point. Funding for a Puffin crossing has now been approved as part of […]

£2.2m for small road improvement schemes

A £2.2m transport plan to improve highways and road safety in the county has been approved by Somerset County Council. More than 80 new projects have been put forward as part of the County Council’s annual Small Improvement Schemes (SiS) programme. These include pedestrian crossings, cycle paths, reductions in speed limits, footpath improvements and traffic calming. […]