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Proposed Traffic Calming Drigg Village Karl Melville Service Manager Cumbria Highways Copeland Area PowerPoint Presentation
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Proposed Traffic Calming Drigg Village Karl Melville Service Manager Cumbria Highways Copeland Area

Proposed Traffic Calming Drigg Village Karl Melville Service Manager Cumbria Highways Copeland Area

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Proposed Traffic Calming Drigg Village Karl Melville Service Manager Cumbria Highways Copeland Area

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  1. Proposed Traffic Calming Drigg Village Karl Melville Service Manager Cumbria Highways Copeland Area

  2. Background. • Request from LLWR to review the current traffic calming in Drigg Village • Site Survey Carried out • Submission to LLWR • Scope of work issued – May 2009 • Site Survey and measure – June/July 2009 • Submission to Copeland Local Area Committee - 31 July 2009 • Call in Period – August 2009 • Design approved by Cumbria County Council – September 2009

  3. Objective: • “To provide a high impact sign to reduce the risks associated with speeding traffic” • Make existing traffic calming more visible to road users

  4. Speed Indicator Device (SID’s).

  5. Details of the proposed signs:- • 4 flashing yellow conspicuity • indicators of 100mm diameter at the corners • A constant illuminated red circle • 600mm diameter • A constant white illuminated text • selectable to read “20”, 30” “40” • or “50” • “Slow Down” text height 130mm • displayed in yellow

  6. Location of Sign 1

  7. Site 1 Adjacent to The Paddock

  8. Location of sign 2

  9. Site 2 adjacent to Holmglade

  10. Location of Site 3

  11. Site 3 adjacent to Station Road

  12. Proposed Time Scales:- • Local Area Committee – 31 July 2009 • Contract Preparation – July to September 2009 • LLWR Sub Committee – 9 September 2009 • Final Contract Preparation - September 2009 • Sign 278 Agreement with Cumbria County Council – October 2009 • Place order for works – October 2009 • Start on site – November 2009 • Scheme complete – Mid December 2009

  13. Additional Works:- • Repaint the “Dragons Teeth” on the existing speed humps • Repaint white box around existing speed humps

  14. Thank you Any Questions ?