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Weston collision blackspot to have safety measures made permanent




The partial closure of a road junction in Weston where a number of crashes have occurred in recent years is set to be made permanent.

A "One Way/No Entry" system at Beggars Bush Lane, Broad Gate and West Cob Gate trialled since July 2019 will stay in place when a road order is made by county highways managers next year.

It will prevent drivers from turning right out of Broadgate into Beggars Bush Lane, a change made sue to concerns about the junction's high crash rate.

The partiall closure of the Beggar's Bush Lane/Broadgate junction in Weston will end its trial period in December.Photo: 030728127SG.
The partiall closure of the Beggar's Bush Lane/Broadgate junction in Weston will end its trial period in December.Photo: 030728127SG.

Figures from the website crashmap.co.uk showed that six crashes were reported at the junction between September 2015 and February 2019.

John Siddle, of Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership, said: "The Beggars Bush Lane restriction will become permanent as a result of collision data and requests from local residents.

"It will serve as an engineering measure to reduce the risk at that junction."



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