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Highway safety funding approved

Published: 24/03/2016

Flintshire County Council has received notification from Welsh Government that over £0.5m of its Transport funding bids to improve the safety of the Council Highway Network in 2016-17, have been approved. The following schemes have been approved: Upgrading the A5151 London Road Zebra Crossing in Trelawnyd Improvements to the Liverpool Rd / Alltami Rd junction, near to the new medical centre in Buckley Highway safety improvements on the A5104 Penymynydd Highway safety improvements in Lloc The provision of Transport Hubs along the proposed core bus routes in order to support the Councils proposed Community Transport arrangements, which are currently being promoted by the Council Councillor Bernie Attridge, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for the Environment welcomed the good news and said: The successful bids follow a robust and transparent process of scheme identification, which ensures that the most important schemes in the County are chosen to be put forward for funding. Each of the schemes will contribute to improving the safety and accessibility of Flintshires highway network, which remains one the highest priorities for this administration. All of the schemes will be completed by 31 March 2017. Caption: Councillor Attridge pictured with pupils outside Trelawnyd School earlier this year.