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Gorey Village to get £100k new crossing

Gorey Village to get £100k new crossing

Sunday 03 February 2019

Gorey Village to get £100k new crossing

Sunday 03 February 2019

Gorey is to soon get its safety stripes, after £100k plans to make the coastal road safer with a zebra crossing were approved.

The Minister for Infrastructure, Deputy Kevin Lewis, signed off on the decision this week following a consultation with residents last year.

The Infrastructure Department carried out site observations and noticed regular users crossing the road as part of a route between Gorey Village and the beach, bus stop and Gorey Harbour.

Pictured: The current set-up at Gorey.

In the summer, the number of users increases and includes family groups with young children as well as vulnerable adults. The adjacent Bus Stop is well used all year round for people travelling towards St Helier.

A consultation took place in June last year and the majority of respondents supported the scheme, even though there is no collision of history in the location.

Work has already started to improve the pavements and install equipment. The crossing itself will be installed later in the spring once the road has been resurfaced. It is estimated this will cost £100,000, which will be funded from the Capital Programme.

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Posted by L Brindle on
Just for a moment then I thought the article said £100,000 pounds for a crossing.
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