Jedburgh’s one-way system is staying put, confirms council

Scaffold in  Jedburgh's town square.
Scaffold in Jedburgh's town square.

Potential alterations to Jedburgh’s one-way system have been scrapped by Scottish Borders Council.

Townsfolk had hoped that the one-way restriction in Exchange Street, in place due to long-term scaffolding around a dangerous building there, could be replaced by a two-way priority system as the works have been halted.

But Jedburgh councillor Jim Brown told the town’s community council’s meeting this week: “We have had a look at it, but apparently the distances would not allow for a give-way arrow to be put in place. The officer felt that if we had that system in place, it would probably end up making a traffic jam in the centre of the town.

“He felt that what is there is the best way of managing the traffic at the moment.”

Read more about the scaffold issue here: https://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/business/pull-jedburgh-s-danger-building-down-council-urged-1-4803378