Grants secured for Carmarthenshire road safety engineering projects
Funding of almost half a million pounds has been secured for road safety projects in Llanelli and the Amman / Gwendraeth area.
The council has received a total of £445,500 from the Welsh Government’s Road Safety Capital Grant which supports road casualty reduction schemes across Wales.
It includes £225,000 for a route treatment scheme in Llanelli on the B4297 between the Halfway lights and Talyclun in Llangennech and a grant of £220,500 for a similar scheme on the B4297 between Tycroes and Gorslas.
Both schemes will provide reduced speed limits, enhanced warning signs, driver feedback signs, traffic calming, traffic islands, junction visibility improvements, improved crossing points and upgraded red light cameras.
Head of Highways and Transport Steve Pilliner said: “I am delighted that the council has secured this funding so that both these schemes can be carried out this financial year.
“These schemes will significantly improve safety for both road users and pedestrians along these routes and will also support our road casualty reduction targets.”