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Traffic calming island

Reported via desktop in the Highway Schemes category anonymously at 05:57, Fri 3 December 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

This road is dark at night and the signage is right on the traffic calming island, the sign or another one should be at least 100 yards before the sign to warn people it’s coming. I gave seen numerous occasions where people have nearly had accidents. Because they don’t know it’s there. The one on Carterton road is causing more problems as you can’t see traffic very well due to overhanging trees.

Council ref: ENQ21911294

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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 05:58, Fri 3 December 2021

  • Dear Angela,

    Thank you for your report and concerns raised within. We are working closely with the developer to have these works completed as soon as possible.

    The completed works will have bollards and street lighting to illuminate the cushion to provide enhanced visibility.

    The current traffic management is within the guidance and regulation standards, providing advance signage to alert drivers before approaching the cushion.

    Recently an independent Road Safety Audit has been undertaken to ensure the current condition and location of the works are safety compliant.

    The operation of the cushions around Brize Norton were all observed during the audit and from observations, drivers were reducing speeds and manoeuvring safely around the cushions.

    Kind regards
    Road Agreements Team

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:23, Thu 9 December 2021

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