Newbridge councillor Leeroy Jeremiah said: “Newbridge ward councillors prioritise children’s safety first and foremost.
“We have been actively trying to find a way forward by putting the views of residents to the local authority. We have been updating our social media page with updates and continue to work to find a solution.
“There’s no quick fix here, so this fully compliant, fit-for-purpose crossing is the best option.”
Cllr Adrian Hussey said: “Until a resolution is reached on the bridge replacement, this crossing offers a safer option to the temporary crossing.
“The prolonged dispute has understandably led to frustrations locally. Nobody in the Newbridge ward is responsible for this situation. We’re urging the insurance company to settle this case.”
Cllr Gary Johnston said: “These improvements are made with the best interests of safety in mind.”
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