Speed limited reduced in Willhay Lane

PUBLISHED: 13:13 02 September 2008 | UPDATED: 22:16 15 June 2010

A ROAD in Axminster will be cut from the national speed limit to a 30mph zone after Devon County Council extended it. Willhay Lane will have an extra 240 metres of a residential area at the reduced speed.

A ROAD in Axminster will be cut from the national speed limit to a 30mph zone after Devon County Council extended it.Willhay Lane will have an extra 240 metres of a residential area at the reduced speed.And £1,000 has been allocated by Councillor Douglas Hull from the County Council's East Devon Country Committee for the scheme.The costs covered include advertising the order and providing traffic signs to ensure the limit is enforceable.DCC and town councillor, Mr Hull, said: "It is essential to bring speed limits down, especially as this is a main thoroughfare. It is used by a lot of people as it's the safest route from the town centre to the sports centre."The new signs were unveiled last week.


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