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Archive for the ‘Highways’ Category

Highways – the hidden holes

by awitherick on 28 October, 2012

Lib Dem county councillors have again condemned the County Council’s decision to abolish local decision-making about highways schemes. Lib Dem Councillor Allan Witherick, who took part in the most recent highways meeting in St Albans, said: “It’s amazing, the Tories tell us we’re getting more powers and an enhanced role for District Councillors, but the […]

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A new online system for reporting Highways problems, meant to be an “improvement”, has come in for sharp criticism from Hertfordshire’s Liberal Democrats with a difficult to use mapping process. The new system, rolled out recently by Conservative-run Herts County Council also requires you to register if you want to track something as simple as […]

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Local Liberal Democrat Councillor Allan Witherick has reacted with dismay at the Herts Highways response to a petition of over 100 local residents about the state of a road in the District. ‘I’m very disappointed that, after residents made the effort to bring the petition to the Conservative-run Council, the County’s response has been to […]

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Just a reminder that Herts Highways are going to be working on a couple of major roads for up to 10 days some time between 7 November and 31 December- sorry we can’t be more accurate, we’ve not heard yet! North of St Albans: the length of A1081 Harpenden Road, St Albans from its junction […]

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Herts Highways have issued a notice that they are going to be working on a couple of major roads for up to 10 days some time between 7 November and 31 December- sorry we can’t be more accurate, we’ve not heard yet. North of St Albans: the length of A1081 Harpenden Road, St Albans from […]

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Work towards implementing a 20mph zone around the Cathedral area has started with a consultation to residents.  Although small in scope it is a clear move forward towards a wider roll out. Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick said: “Whilst this won’t directly benefit all residents in Marshalswick South, we will be watching […]

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Whilst we’ve all enjoyed a barmy Easter and are preparing for the Summer, your local Liberal Democrat Councillors are still fighting to make sure that we are better prepared for the Winter.  This is the time when we are working hard to get new salt bins placed where they’re needed and plan for word gritting. […]

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Many will be aware of the concerns and problems that we have had along Harpenden Road, with a number of accidents involving the various junctions.  In particular we’ve had accidents with the junction with Green Lane. Local Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick has had numerous meetings with the Highways officers to explore […]

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Not in the ward- but we know many will be affected by it! Since Monday 18 April the Southbound carriageway of the A1(M) through the Hatfield Tunnel has been reopened from two to three lanes, running with the hard shoulder closed. The Northbound carriageway will remain at two lane running through the tunnel until completion […]

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Beech Road facing gas main disruption

by awitherick on 17 April, 2011

National Grid is investing £578,000 in a scheme to replace more than two kilometres of old metal gas mains in St Albans with new hard-wearing plastic pipes. This vital project begins in April and will help ensure the people of St Albans continue to enjoy safe, secure and reliable gas supplies in future years. Work […]

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