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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

MAIDSTONE JOINT TRANSPORTATION BOARD

 

17 OCTOBER 2018

 

REFERENCE FROM PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

 

highway and pedestrian safety roundwell, bearsted, maidstone, kent

 

The Planning Committee, at its meeting held on 16 August adjourned to 23 August 2018, unanimously agreed to ask the Joint Transportation Board to investigate concerns raised about highway and pedestrian safety in Roundwell, Bearsted, Maidstone; specifically, the need for a reduction in traffic speeds to 30 mph, the limited forward visibility of vehicles travelling along the road and the existing danger to pedestrians having to cross Roundwell to the southern side as there is no footpath on the northern side.

 

RECOMMENDED: That the Joint Transportation Board investigate concerns raised about highway and pedestrian safety in Roundwell, Bearsted, Maidstone; specifically, the need for a reduction in traffic speeds to 30 mph, the limited forward visibility of vehicles travelling along the road and the existing danger to pedestrians having to cross Roundwell to the southern side as there is no footpath on the northern side.

 

Background Documents Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 16 August adjourned to 23 August 2018.