The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure removed the Bartlett cattle guard today. We asked on behalf of some residents but it was MoTI's decision.
The cattle guard was completely unnecessary due to the PIB's new fence configuration and cattle guard adjacent to the Westhills Aggregates entrance (see previous posting). Ours was a cattle guard with no fence attached to it. It did absolutely zero to stop the horses. Instead it was just a nuisance for motorists, cyclists, and nearby residents alike.
On the positive side, it served as a pretty effective speed bump and waker-upper (especially on frosty mornings if you hit it while still cornering). Hopefully folks will continue to moderate their speed as they approach the intersection with Lambert.
(photo Zoe Kirk)