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New pelican crossing - Accident waiting to happen.

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 14:37, Friday 18 January 2019

Sent to Hertfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

New Pelican crossing installed in 2018 - joining alley one side of road to footpath that leads to railway foot bridge. Pedestrians suddenly emerge from other side, giving drivers little time to react, could do with mirrors installing and also barriers to force cyclists to dismount. Accident waiting to happen. I am always extra vigilant, but I know the hazard is there !!

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  • Fully agree that barriers need installing, I have had several people shoot out of the alley where I have had to brake sharply

    Posted by Andrew Asquith at 20:51, Friday 18 January 2019

  • This has now been passed to Highways Dept to resolve, site visit by Highways dept required to identify best solution to problem. Hopefully they will fit barriers, etc before someone gets run over.

    Posted anonymously at 16:42, Friday 15 February 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Highways dept site visit complete and passed back to project team to resolve.

    Posted anonymously at 19:28, Friday 15 March 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:29, Friday 12 April 2019

  • No further update.

    Posted anonymously at 20:40, Friday 10 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • “No further update.”

    Posted anonymously at 22:05, Friday 7 June 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Problem remains, no update from council.

    Posted anonymously at 12:11, Monday 8 July 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:51, Tuesday 6 August 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:08, Tuesday 3 September 2019

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