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Underpass fears eased by crossing

posted 13 Feb 2009, 11:21 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 13 Feb 2009, 11:23 ]
A solution is in sight for residents left too terrified to use a series of underpasses beneath a busy dual carriageway.

A new pedestrian crossing is set to be installed on Calder Road as part of a new traffic light-controlled junction leading to Napier University's Sighthill campus now under construction.

It will mean residents will no longer have to risk using the underpasses on Calder Road, which have a long history of muggings, assaults, drug use and anti-social behaviour.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News