The junction where Waldegrave Road, High Street and Broad Street all meet is to be re-developed to make the area safer particularly for cyclists who have been involved in 9 accidents in 5 years and has resulted in Traffic Engineer John Dore describe the junction as “most dangerous in the borough”.
Features of the proposals include:
- Extending the off-road cycle lane
- Upgrading street lighting
- New traffic islands
- Domed roundabout
- Reducing approaches to the roundabout to one lane
- General improvements to street scene and Elmfield House Gardens
Residents and road users have until the 5th October to make any comments on the proposals (email firstname.lastname@example.org) and a decision will then be made about how the scheme will proceed.
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