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Dangerously narrow road at new junction

Reported via iOS anonymously at 16:16, Wednesday 15 March 2023

Sent to Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

A new junction has been constructed on Shipton road. The road coming up to the junction has had new kerbs put in on either side of the road, this has lead to the road being too narrow. As seen through the photos people are constantly having to go up the high kerbs to avoid colliding other vehicles along here. It is only about wide enough for two cars, a van( constantly passing due to construction site next to location)or a bus (do pass regularly due to having a school nearby) lead to a dangerous potential collision. Once I had to go up to the kerb to avoid a collision and other people are having to do the same. Not to mention the extremely poorly constructed road surface with a huge jump/hill on one side of the road followed by several potholes afterwards. This is unacceptable and is a serious danger to many residents, school children and hundreds of people who work at the nearby construction site. This issue needs to be rectified as soon as possible before a serious collision occurs.

Council ref: ENQ23951806

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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 16:16, Wednesday 15 March 2023

  • Dear Mr Conway,

    We are working with the developer, contractor and OCC Network Management to complete the works to adoptable standards and in a timely manner. Please note, the current layout is temporary. We are impressing the importance of finishing the highway works to the developer.

    Kind regards
    Road Agreements Team

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:49, Monday 20 March 2023

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