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Just 14 complain about new Canford Bottom junction
11:00am Saturday 14th July 2012 in News
JUST 14 people have complained about Canford Bottom following its £5.7million makeover, Highways Agency bosses say.
Work is still underway on the busy A31 junction, despite it re-opening two weeks ago.
Drivers have expressed confusion about continuing overnight closures and road markings being re-painted.
An Agency spokesman said workmen were installing ‘ghost islands’ and extending lane markings to ‘improve lane discipline’.
They are also carrying out drainage surveys, completing footway surfacing and markings, removing road studs and old pedestrian crossings and replacing a tourist sign.
The spokesman added: “Final completion work is now taking place overnight, when traffic flows are lowest, to minimise disruption.”
There have been 14 complaints and two reported accidents since June 26, he said, and around 45,000 vehicles use the junction every day.
The junction will be shut overnight from Monday, July 16, to Thursday, July 19, so signs can be installed.