The first half of a two-year programme to improve pavements in locations across West Sussex is due to be completed in May.
West Sussex Highways targeted pavements and footways most used by vulnerable residents to protect them from slips, trips and falls.
The first year of the ‘Even Better Pavements’ programme should be completed in May 2017.
Pavements which serve schools, clinics, hospitals and areas with high footfall, have been prioritised.
It was the first year of a two-year programme worth £5 million, with £2million spent in 2016-17.
Improvements were carried out in locations including Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath.
West Sussex County Council Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport Bob Lanzer said: “We are delighted the first year of our programme has been delivered on time and on budget.
“Our investment has made pavements and footways in the locations we have been to smoother and safer.
“While this work has been on-going, behind the scenes we have been prioritising and organising the locations in the county to focus on in 2017/18.
“We shall be announcing this list shortly.”
Anyone who notices damaged or missing paving slabs, or any other footway damage, can report them online via www.lovewestsussex.gov.uk.
Here is the full list of pavements and footways improved in 2016-17:
Lower Church Road*
Oak Hall Park
Washington Road to Bentswood Close E path
Lucastes Road to Butlers Green Road
New England Road
Greenhill Way Estate
Culross Avenue & Lucas Grange
*Work will be completed between March and May 2017.
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