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Tanyard Lane, Steyning, safety improvements update

by derekdeedman on 19 April, 2013

Following the decision the Chanctonbury County Local Committee to approve my recommendation to installed bollards along the Stonecroft side of Tanyard Lane to prevent drivers mounting the pavement, local residents have been consulted on the exact location of each bollard, and the Traffic Engineer will be going out on site next week, to spot mark the individual […]

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 The speed survey on the Bypass, near the Canons Way junction, promised to local residents at a meeting last year and carried out at between 25 February and 5 March at my request, showed that most drivers travelled at just under 60 mph.  Shown in hourly volumes, the statistics revealed that of traffic going southeast […]

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Bramber Parish Council meets on Thursday 21February

by derekdeedman on 18 February, 2013

Starting at 7pm the Parish Council meeting takes place at the Bramber & Beeding Village Hall. My report to the Council includes a reference to the removal of the temporary 30 mph signs now that drivers should be well aware of the speed limit on the road. It appears however that many drivers think that this means […]

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Upper Beeding Parish Council meets tonight

by derekdeedman on 4 December, 2012

The next meeting of Upper Beeding Parish Council starts at 7.30pm this evening at the Beeding and Bramber Village Hall. My report to the Council includes: –  The next Chanctonbury County Local Committee (CLC) meeting takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, 5 December at Storrington First School, Spierbridge Road, Storrington. Further to my previous report, there is […]

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Safety surfacing work in Horsham Road in October

by derekdeedman on 27 September, 2012

A programme of “High Friction Surfacing (HFS)” is due to be carried out on October.  The schemes consist of the provision of new or renewed HFS surfacing on the carriageway at locations defined to provide increased skid resistance and improve safety at these locations. The B2135, Horsham Road, Steyning is one of the locations.  The […]

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 Following the fatal accident earlier this year at the waterworks bend, County Council officers have made a number of suggestions to improve traffic safety at that point in the road.  However, although if implemented these might improve the situation, local Lib Dem campaigner, Andrew Purches, has no doubt that a reduction in the speed limit […]

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Canons Way visibility – more work required?

by derekdeedman on 14 August, 2012

The improvements to the Canons Way visibility splay towards the Bramber direction were carried out whilst I was away on holiday. I am not however completely happy with the improvements as the visibility splay still does not give sufficient time for traffic turning left from Canons Way to see fast approaching vehicles from the Bramber direction. […]

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It has taken a while, but the clearance work at the junction of Canons Way and the A283, Steyning Bypass suggested by me, as previously posted following a meeting with officers, local people and parish councillors, will now be carried out on Monday, 30 July. The Arboriculturist Team and Highway Rangers will remove three trees and […]

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Bramber Roundabout 30mph sign update

by derekdeedman on 3 July, 2012

Following my request to resolve the problem of the current 30mph sign being obstructed by the street lighting column, the Traffic Engineer is arranging for the illuminated signs to be incorporated into the lighting column unit. The 30mph sign will be moved from the present illuminated post to which it is attached and then fixed […]

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Canons Way junction update

by derekdeedman on 28 June, 2012

I understand that the order has been placed to upgrade, with yellow backing, the two junction ahead signs both sides of the Canons Way junction with the A283 Steyning Bypass.

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