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Misleading road markings to A40 West exit

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 19:32, Thu 25 October 2018

Sent to Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

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Wolvercote Roundabout misleading road markings when exiting roundabout to A40 West. The road markings located at the last set of traffic lights before the A40 West exit state that traffic for A40 W should be in the left of two lanes. After the traffic lights, the left lane becomes the middle lane and an additional lane appears to the left. Traffic for A40 W is supposed to move into the leftmost lane after the traffic lights. But this is not clearly stated on road signs or road markings. Drivers wishing to take the A40 W exit often remain in the same lane, which becomes the A44 N lane and swerve over to the left lane at the last minute to take the A40 W exit. This is dangerous if there are any vehicles also taking the A40 W exit already driving in the left lane. Suggest adding extra road sign at traffic lights to indicate that road will become 3 lanes and A40 W traffic needs to move left.

Council ref: ENQ18818418

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 19:35, Thu 25 October 2018

  • This report is not the responsibility of Oxford Direct Services as Oxfordshire County Council have retained control of the Ring Road and other High Speed Roads.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:50, Fri 26 October 2018

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:48, Thu 29 November 2018

  • Thank you for your report. This issue is on a road maintained by Oxfordshire County Council (The Ring Road or other High Speed Road) and therefore not the responsibility of Oxford Direct Services

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:13, Thu 3 January 2019

  • We believe this issue was addressed but due to a technical error it hasn’t been updated on FixMyStreet. We now consider it fixed, but if the issue still exists please let us know by creating a new report on FixMyStreet:

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:05, Tuesday 1 June 2021

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