£140,000 scheme to replace traffic lights at…

£140,000 scheme to replace traffic lights at two junctions in Beverley
2019-07-09 09:22:00
Traffic lights at two major junctions in Beverley are to be replaced as part of a £140,000 upgrade scheme. The project will see the older 230-volt traffic lights replaced with brand new energy-saving, 48-volt LED lights. New controllers will also be installed at both sites which use smarter technology to improve the way junctions work. Work is due to begin on Monday, July 15 at the junction of New Walkergate with Morton Lane and Walkergate to install the brand new energy-saving lights. That will be followed by a second scheme to replace the traffic lights and poles at the nearby New Walkergate and Manor Road junction with Norwood and Hengate, which is due to start on Monday, August 12. The work is to be carried out by the council’s street lighting and signage team together with contractor Siemens. New Walkergate, Morton Lane and Walkergate junction The traffic lights at Morton Lane will be replaced (Image: East Riding of Yorkshire Council) This scheme is expected to take five days and will see the replacement of the traffic lights and controllers only. During this time, four-way temporary traffic lights will be in place and new temporary pedestrian crossing points will be in operation. New Walkergate, Manor Road, Norwood and Hengate junction The work at this site is expected to take two weeks and will see the replacement of the traffic lights and controllers. All 16 poles will also be replaced with new robust aluminium poles which could last up to 50 years. During this time, four-way temporary traffic lights will be in place and new temporary pedestrian crossing points will b

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