A35 / A351 Bakers Arms Roundabout
Lane widening to improve capacity together with the construction of a foot / cycleway at the Bakers Arms Roundabout.
The works started on 12 August and were completed on target in early October.
The works included:
Southern arm; marginally widening the western side of the arm to allow two lane vehicle stacking to improve capacity for northbound traffic
Western arm; marginally widening the northern side to the arm to allow two lane vehicle stacking to improve capacity for eastbound traffic
introduction of a foot/cycleway and crossing points on the southern and western arms on enlarged islands (uncontrolled crossings), plus a link onto the Lytchett arm of the roundabout
drainage improvements to sw corner of the roundabout
vegetation management to improve sight lines
- improved/refreshed signage/lining
A post construction Road Safety Audit will be undertaken to assess the works and recommend any potential changes.
Total cost of works £110,000 of which approximately £38,000 relates to the cycle provision, with the remainder for the carriageway widening to improve vehicle capacity.