Road Safety issue update

Since the visit and public meeting, North Yorkshire Highways have agreed the following actions:
Dangerous pedestrian access across A629 near Ings Lane junction- 
NYCC Highways agreed to:

  • carry out a preliminary design and cost estimate for a traffic / pedestrian island by 31st December 2017. There is no financial provision available for this but an estimate of costs may assist us apply for grants and other finance.
  • remove the existing cattle signs and flasher warning lights and replace these with ‘pedestrians crossing’ warning signs.
  • replace the directional sign ‘Bradley’ opposite Ings Lane junction with a larger, more prominent sign.

Skipton Road – from Snaygill to Bradley Village
NYCC Highways agreed to install:

  • ‘Pedestrians in road ahead’ signs with ‘ No footpath for ¾ mile’ plates to be installed at both the Bradley and Skipton ends of this section of road.

Inconsistent Double white lining on A629 from Ings Lane junction to 
Cononley.
The double white ‘no-overtaking’ lines on the A629 stop before a blind summit of road between Ings Lane and Skipton Forge –  potential for fatal accidents is high due to risk of vehicles overtaking on the blind summit
NYCC Highways agreed to extend the double white ‘no overtaking’ lines on the small summit on the A629 between Bradley and Cononley.
A number of other requests regarding road safety issues on the A629, Skipton Road and Ings Lane are still being researched and considered.
Bradleys Both Parish Council
clerk@parishcouncil.bradleyvillage.org

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