28 September 2018
Work begins on Monday (1 October) to introduce traffic and pedestrian safety measures along Longueville Road. Over the next ten weeks, several measures will be installed:
- signal-controlled pedestrian crossings at:
- Miladi Parade shops
- the end of the pavement from Clos Gosset
- yellow box junctions at:
- Rue des Pres junction
- Plat Douet Road junction
- Dropped kerbs and tactile paving on Plat Douet Road and Clos Gosset
The work begins at Clos Gosset and will then move to Miladi Parade.
Alterations are also planned to the bus layby at Victor Hugo Wine Warehouse. The pavement will be widened to provide space for a new bus shelter and a further signal-controlled pedestrian crossing. This work will take place early in 2019, and the total estimated cost is £300,000.
The road safety measures were developed by a joint project board which included the Parish of St Saviour, officers from Growth, Housing and Environment, and local representatives. Public consultations then confirmed support from the community for the measures.
The Minister for Infrastructure, Deputy Kevin Lewis, said: “Longueville Road is a busy artery and I hope its users accept that there will be some disruption while this work takes place. The short-term inconvenience is necessary for these developments, which will make a great difference to the community.”