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Dangerous traffic calming measure that has not been maintained

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 13:24, Tue 24 December 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

This traffic calming measure is on the East Hanney to Steventon Road just as you enter the Steventon 30 mph speed limit, near to Harding Vale. There are two staggered islands, one on each side of the road designed to narrow the road and slow traffic. On one island the reflective bollard is missing and has been for months. On the other island the bollard is so dirty that it can't be seen at night. There is so much debri to the nearside of each island that it would be unsafe for a cyclist to pass using the cycle route. These issues have been present for months.

Council ref: ENQ19851455

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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 13:25, Tue 24 December 2019

  • Thank you for this report and we must apologise for the situation this island is in , we will ask an officer to raise the correct faults to make it safe

    Posted anonymously at 13:09, Monday 20 January 2020

  • As of yesterday evening 20/1/20 this traffic calming measure was still in a disgusting state. No action has been taken so far to make it safe. At night, it is very difficult to see and the cycle lanes either side are still obstructed by debri/sandbag/fallen sign.

    Posted anonymously at 15:32, Tuesday 21 January 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • I checked this yesterday evening and no progress had been made. It is still in the same dangerous situation.

    Posted anonymously at 16:02, Tuesday 11 February 2020

  • Passed this traffic calming measure today. There is no improvement. In fact, it is worse. The recent weather and road dirt has made it harder to see because it is covered in muck. Both cycle lanes to the sides are blocked. One of the "reflective" bollards is still missing.

    Posted anonymously at 20:10, Monday 2 March 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Sorry to hear of this issue, we will raise an order to ensure these are visible, so sorry for the issues here

    Posted anonymously at 09:11, Wednesday 4 March 2020

  • I cycled passed this location on Monday 29/3/20. Nothing has changed. It has not been dealt with.

    Posted anonymously at 12:50, Tuesday
    Still open, via questionnaire

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