Barnsley Council takes proactive steps to enhance road safety on the B6428 Lee Lane in Royston

In response to a series of road safety incidents on the B6428 (Lee Lane) Royston, Barnsley Council is reviewing measures to address the ongoing concerns and enhance safety for all road users.

Council officers recently met with local members to discuss potential solutions to the recurring road safety challenges at this critical junction. The council acknowledges the seriousness of the situation and is committed to implementing comprehensive measures to mitigate the risks associated with this particular location.

Councillor James Higginbottom, Cabinet Spokesperson for Environment and Highways, said: "The council takes road safety concerns seriously, and our commitment is evident in the £20 million investment in highway maintenance and improvements made this year.

“Council officers are working to develop proposals that seek to address the underlying road safety issues on Lee Lane in Royston.

“Officers will work with local members and residents to address community concerns and keep Barnsley’s roads safe.”

The council remains dedicated to fostering a safe and secure environment for all road users in Barnsley. Updates on the progress of the road safety improvements on Lee Lane will be communicated to the public as the plans evolve.

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