Sign pole in middle of pavement
Reported in the Pavements category anonymously at 10:50, Thursday 21 March 2019
Sent to Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later
When replacing a sign that was previously fixed to a lampost why have you placed a black pole holding the new sign right in the middle of the pavement? Pedestrians are now forced to step into the adjacent cycle lane to get past,
Council ref: ENQ19829748
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 10:55, Thursday 21 March 2019
Thank you for your report. The new sign has a larger surface area than the original due to an additional destination. Consequently the wind loading exceeds the maximum permitted for the lamp column.
State changed to: No further action
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:17, Thursday 21 March 2019
The council explanation seems to have no baring on the safety aspect to pedestrians and cyclists
State changed to: Open
Posted anonymously at 15:37, Thursday 21 March 2019
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