Pedestrian Crossing Request
Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 11:17, Saturday 13 July 2019
Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later
Please can I request a new pedestrian crossing near the roundabout on Deer Park Road? The nearby roundabout joins four very fast roads, where traffic is often travelling at speed. It makes it very difficult to cross, even though there is a traffic island.
I have seen children on bikes 'stranded' on the traffic island while they wait for a gap in the traffic. When I'm crossing with my daughter in her pushchair, I feel very anxious. With the new housing developments nearby, there will be a lot more pedestrians wishing to cross over this road to get to the local amenities in Deer Park.
I believe there was a traffic accident on this roundabout a few weeks ago, where a car rolled over, which just shows how fast drivers are approaching this roundabout.
I believe all four roads need traffic calming measures, combined with a pedestrian crossing on Deer Park Road near the roundabout.
There is a pedestrian crossing further up Deer Park Road, but unfortunately, there is no pavement on the South-West side, between the roundabout and Range Road, which makes it difficult to push a pushchair up to that crossing.
Thank you for considering my request.
Council ref: ENQ19837857
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