Ring Road Inauguration: Pedestrian Safety Forgotten at Sorèze Roundabout
20 February 2013 - lexpress.mu
The first part of the Ring Road will be inaugurated on Wednesday without the safety of pedestrians at the entrance Sorèze has been considered. There is no crosswalk or sidewalk for the people at the roundabout at the entrance to the neighborhood. The opening of the road will amplify the danger.
"Nothing has been done." It is regretted that Mekraj Baldowa, the President of the Sorézia Welfare Association , regarding the safety of the inhabitants of Albi, at the Ring Road . This, even that "they had attracted the attention of authorities to the danger it represented and a visit was arranged. And a solution found. "
Indeed, the first phase of the Ring Road will be inaugurated on Wednesday afternoon, February 20 at 5:00 p.m. by Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam. But no provision seems to have been made ??to ensure pedestrian traffic on the roundabout installed Sorèze. No crosswalk or sidewalk.
The roundabout is located towards the Ring Road . With the opening of this road and the traffic is now expected, it will be a real danger to pedestrians, warns Mekraj Baldowa. What pushes a local resident to say that "the authorities have not learned lessons from the turn of the death Sorèze." This deviation, which slopes on the freeway up to Sorèze Montebello, caused several fatalities last year. It was installed because of the construction of the Ring Road .