Councillors spend cash on the roads
10:20am Sunday 3rd March 2013 in News
COUNCILLORS in Horwich North East ward have targeted thousands of pounds on road improvements.
They used their delegated powers from Bolton Council to decide where to use the cash.
It included £1,452 spent on a bin sticker scheme to reinforce 20 mile per hour speed limits.
The council paid £12,000 for carriageway works in Ormston Avenue and £1,895 to repaint white lines along Victoria Road.
Relocating a 20mph sign in New Chapel Lane cost £100, while £85 was spent on a replacement reflector board behind a “no through road” sign in Old Lane and about £1,000 was spent connecting a light-up speed warning sign, in Church Street, to the mains.
Councillors also spent on road safety schemes, including £3,000 in Watermans Close and Longworth Road, £3,389 in New Chapel Lane, £6,600 in Stocks Park and Church Street, and £3,740 in Brazley and Claypool. They also spent £1,300 on road safety signs and stencils in Green Lane.