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Dangerous to cyclists

Reported via desktop in the Pavements category anonymously at 09:31, Wed 14 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

This may look innocuous but I can assure you fooling 4 hrs at A&E with a dislocated finger, severe bruising to hip and shoulder and 6 stitches to a head injury it is not. The problem is the arrangement of the cones and the kerb line. The first cone directs the cyclist to the right and the one at the end to the left. The natural like is to move across where the kerb starts. The kerb however is directly in line with the white line and looks like a continuation of it not a kerb. As such ones wheels run along the kerb and one comes off like I did. The solution is to put a cone at the end of the kerb with arrow pointing left.

Council ref: ENQ21900653

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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 09:32, Wed 14 July 2021

  • Thank you for your report. I am re-assigning this report to the Street Works (NSWRA)\Network Management (South)\Network Coordination (South) Team to assess, investigate and draft a response to.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:26, Mon 26 July 2021

  • My injuries from this poorly designed layout ( kerb running parallel to the direction of travel). Dislocated finger, nerve injury to arm, hymatoma the size of a grapefruit on my hip plus 8 stitches to my head.

    Posted anonymously at 12:44, Thu 5 August 2021

  • I have passed this to the team carrying out the works at Westminster Way for them to investigate

    Posted anonymously at 13:38, Thu 12 August 2021

  • Thank you for your report. The Network Management (South) (NSWRA) Team assessed the issue that you had identified and updated this fix my street report with their response, on Thursday 12 August 2021. This report is not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council so they have passed this on, to the team carrying out the works in Westminster Way, for them to investigate. As this issue is the responsibility of the contractor, carrying out works on our behalf, I am closing this report.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:21, Thu 2 December 2021

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