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Here is Jamie Hewitts (highways officer) response to critisism of the current alterations. In reply to your email. Yes the running lanes of the A379 are being reduced in width to accommodate the extension of the cycleway into Dawlish town centre but they are still going to conform to Dept. of Transport guidance. As there are already many section of the A379 which are narrow some of which are ...

Under the Roads and Street Works Act 1991. If the contractor fails to carry out the work in a timely manner. Then a section 66 notice can be issued. Six months to reduce the height of the wall and install new curbing is a ridiculas amount of time for such a job. Why is the scafolding being built on the road side when there is nothing obstructing the work being carried out from the old ...

How about some large detached luxary £1-million plus, affordable houses for people that may just bring something positive to the area like employment

In the sea would be a benificial option lol

Hooray more affordable houses any takers with local wages averaging £7.20 / hour

Gary - we have now moved on and are talking about the wall at Lanherne and more road narrowing in connection plus another 6 - months of tempoary traffic lights sorry for the confusion

22 Apr 2016

But Gary you are talking about the 1st week in April months after the council recieved notification of DCCs plan and the works commenced talk about closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. Also as Lynne has hinted why have these complaints/objections never been minuted. Just as a futher point of interest in your opinion what is the reasoning behind wanting to restrict the flow of ...

22 Apr 2016

Seems the Town Council and various other Dawlish groups were informed of this nonsense modification of the wall not total demolition on the 1st February this year and did nothing to object. So much for supporting the town and its people. Also noted the installation of a Treif kerb along the length of the wall. This means a further 600mm + or 2  foot reduction in the current road width. Looks ...

@Lynne - done the above answer expected monday

@Gary Taylor .   will you also consider objecting to another 6 months of traffic lights just for the sake of demolishing a wall. i believe there is a clause in the road traffic act that prevents non-essential work like this from causing delay or inconvienience to road users. please use this and stop any more work on this stupid road/cyclepath scheme, as the detrimental effect on local business ...

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