Thursday in the
town hall Hasnon, General Councillor Robin Aymeric, Mayor Yannick Nison and
technicians of the Department took stock after three accidents at the same
crossroads in recent weeks, and the victims are all without wearing reflective safety vest.
Three accidents, 3
and 8 October and November 8, occurred on the RD 40 to Hasnon between St. Amand
Wallers where inputs and outputs are connected to the A23. The most seriously
injured escaped with a fracture of the chest, but each time, the violence of
the shock could have had more serious consequences.
"We do not
want a second accident" said Aymeric Robin. The General Counsel then
referred to bypass the village near Hazebrouck, an issue that has long trailed
until the mayor to let life, March 18, 2006, broke on the national death. This
means if the elect took "consciousness the expectations." Including
the mayor of Hasnon, Yannick Nison had already alerted the Department on the
dangerousness of the axis. "Yes, the project is enrolled in the
departmental curriculum for ten years, but budgets are limited, there were
other priorities, recognizes Aymeric Robin. We lost decade. It's a shame that
it took three accidents to restart the record. "
instead of traffic lights
The project plans
to re-develop the two outputs of motorways around a roundabout. And why not
lights with reflective tapes from
Petite-Foret to Auchan? "It's such a good idea, provides general counsel.
Car traffic Hasnon is more important. It would take six lights and synchronize
without they generate files onto the motorway: it would have been almost
impossible. "Too bad, because it would have been faster and cheaper, in
five months, it was done." The cost of the roundabout is he estimated at
between 1 and 1.5 million. And it will unfortunately not for tomorrow.
At least eight
months of impact studies will be needed. The new regulations on wildlife have
hardened. Land acquisitions will also be conducted. "We cannot launch the
declaration of public utility for a year and a half", provides Aymeric
Robin, who announces, at best, "the operational phase to the end of
That said, roads
services, based in Saint-Amand, provide, from the beginning of 2015, pruning
and development works to mitigate the emergency. What should we hope for mitigating
Emergency work in
roundabout, service departmental roads will activate in January to improve
signage and visibility at this intersection by installing reflective stripes on the road. "We will better define the
highway exits, explains Aymeric Robin and improve visibility." If nothing
immediately will not break the mound effect partly masks the RD40, the
Department will remove or move, Chapel side directional signs that hide the
view and prune shrubs and hedges.
Reflective tape on
As for the lack of
lighting (blasted by a victim of November 8, pictured), impossible to
streetlights here, because of the Charter that protects the Scarpe-Scheldt
regional park. Also, the solution, which will be implemented, will be adding reflective tape on the floor. "At
night, we see the lights, but sometimes it is hard to evaluate distances,"
says the General Counsel.
could intervene to help break the speed is limited here, remember, 60 km / h.
The best advice, ultimately, at this crossroads is "be careful", says
Aymeric Robin. One might add: your foot!