Mayor Norris donned his work boots and high viz jacket as he helped lay a paving slab in Keynsham High Street.
The improvements to the high street are part of a £1.5 million investment by the West of England Combined Authority, led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris.
Alongside footpath widening and resurfacing, better signage and cycling and bus stop facilities on the High Street between Bath Hill and Charlton Road. There will also be new benches, streetlights, landscaping and trees.
Dan Norris said: “High streets are the life blood of our communities so I am so pleased to back this scheme. I know it’s a bit noisy as the moment, but long-term this is really going to improve the shopping experience for local people and make the high street even better.”