Sidewalks and Walkways
Concrete Sidewalks and Walkways
Sidewalks and walkways make any place seem livable. They are fundamental guides of the livability of any neighborhood or home. When considering whether to relocate to a new neighborhood, take a close interest on the presence or condition of its sidewalks and walkways. Good ones are made of concrete.
Sidewalks and walkways enhance safety, especially for pedestrians. Concrete sidewalks are comfortable to walk on and use. They are more comfortable and accessible than the grass.
Concrete Sidewalks and Walkways Provide Safety
In the United States, more than 4,300 people die in pedestrian related traffic accidents. That number would be much higher without sideways or walkways. Walking along the road is a dangerous activity not only in the US but also elsewhere around the world. More sidewalks and walkways, especially those made of concrete, would eliminate these fatalities significantly.
Concrete Sidewalks Encourage Healthy Habits
Other than safety and accessibility, sidewalks and walkways are also renowned for increasing mobility. Additionally, they lead to healthier communities too. They reduce accidents and all manner of pedestrian crashes. What is more, the presence of sidewalks or walkways on the roads shows pedestrians that they matter. Pedestrians use these sidewalks and walkways with the knowledge that the builder thought of their safety and this gives them peace of mind.
People are more likely to walk recreationally if good facilities are in place.
Never take the construction of sidewalks and walkways for granted. They are lifesavers. They make pedestrians more comfortable and calm while walking on the roads. Any sidewalk or walkway made of concrete will always last many years. Sidewalks and walkways are not just useful for pedestrians, they are also important to the landscaping needs of a residential home. They keep the property’s landscape safe from the risk of damage.
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