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Gritting needed in frosty/ice conditions

Reported via desktop in the Potholes and maintenance category anonymously at 16:37, Friday 14 January 2022

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Cycling home along the left hand side cycle path on Headley way from the John Radcliffe hospital last night (4:15 p.m.), high up path, near the houses, (road much lower down). I fell off due to frosty/iciness on path. It seemed quite a trap, and possibly many others had a similar experience who came down it after me. Would it be possible to grit these areas in cold weather? The type of new tarmac seems to lend itself more to this type of issue, seems to have less natural friction, albeit I recognize ice is ice.

Council ref: ENQ22913929

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:37, Friday 14 January 2022

  • thanks for your report, an inspector will be sent to investigate mentioned area, however ODS do not get areas that are not part of the gritting network.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:16, Wednesday 19 January 2022

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