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Safety feature needed

Reported via desktop in the Bridges category anonymously at 13:22, Thursday 2 March 2023

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Prevention of access to the outside of the safety fence along a ledge needs to be put in place on the flyover bridge over the eastern bypass as this bridge has had to be closed several times in the past few weeks due to people threatening to jump off, causing problems for traffic and the emergency services.

Council ref: ENQ23950045

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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 13:22, Thursday 2 March 2023

  • This is known about and passed to our contractor to prevent the access, there is a similar bridge in Witney that'll be done first as it has a priority simply due to it have more suicide attempts.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:30, Friday 24 March 2023

  • Thank you for your report. We have assessed the area highlighted aabd We've added this location to our forward programming list as more substantial repairs could be considered in the future. We will continue to monitor the area for future defects via our statutory inspections.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:02, Thursday 31 August 2023

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