Progress made on long awaited work to make Asheldham road safer

Asheldham and Dengie Parish Council chairman Bryan Ledger in Southminster Road

Asheldham and Dengie Parish Council chairman Bryan Ledger in Southminster Road

First published in News

Long awaited work to make a dangerous road safer could be a step closer.

Accidents and near misses have been reported on the B1021 Southminster Road/Tillingham Road in Asheldham, especially on the stretch known as the Asheldham bends.

The narrow road makes it difficult for larger vehicles to pass each other and cars have also left the road and crashed.

Asheldham and Dengie Parish Council asked the Maldon District Local Highways Panel to request county council funding for a scoping report to look into improving the bends.

Parish councillors are due to choose from three possible solutions and detailed work will be carried out on their preferred option, after another £6,000 from the panel’s pot was signed off towards the work.

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10:56pm Tue 27 May 14

Wilhemena says...

Good news Please put a speed restriction on the Tillingham road where it straightens out near Tillingham as traffic speeds here at up to 100 mph and nothing is done to stop it.......
Good news Please put a speed restriction on the Tillingham road where it straightens out near Tillingham as traffic speeds here at up to 100 mph and nothing is done to stop it....... Wilhemena
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10:03am Wed 28 May 14

Grumpy36 says...

It's not the roads that are dangerous

It's people driving like muppets and out with their capabilities. I have driven these roads daily for years, never had an accident, speeding ticket or near miss.....why ? Because I drive within my limits and don't take stupid risks!
It's not the roads that are dangerous It's people driving like muppets and out with their capabilities. I have driven these roads daily for years, never had an accident, speeding ticket or near miss.....why ? Because I drive within my limits and don't take stupid risks! Grumpy36
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