The corner was subjected to road surface repair work and re-profiling during the winter of 2005/2006 by the Department of Transport. The area is dominated by the Ballamenagh and Shoughlaige-e-Caine farmland, during 1850s, the primary A3 Road Castletown to Ramsey was re-profiled between Cronk-y-Voddy and Handleys Corner under the Isle of Man parish board system. This was to avoid marshland and steep inclines creating the distinctive elongated S-bend, the original stone 11th milestone was sited at the corner café at Glen Helen. The current site of the 11th marker post or 11th Milestone road marker for the Snaefell Mountain Course has been placed at Cronk Bane Farmhouse on the Cronk-y-Voddy straight, prohibited and Restricted Areas for the Isle of Man TT Races, Classic TT and Manx Grand Prix, 11th Milestone
The 'Garrow' metal 13th Milestone on the A3 Castletown to Ramsey Road at the 11th Milestone ('Drinkwater's Bend').
Cronk y Voddy Straight looking in the direction of Glen Helen