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Defective road surface is a safety hazard for wheelchair user

Reported in the Carriageway Defect category anonymously at 11:26, Tuesday 9 April 2019

Sent to Oxford City Council 4 minutes later

At the request of the County Highways, pedestrians and especially wheelchair users are directed to cross Cowley Place where NEW dropped kerbs have been installed. However the condition of the road surface between these points is appalling and a significant stafey hazard to wheelchair users who, as a result of the poor condition of the footpaths, are forced to use the main carriageway. This is clearly unacceptable. The whole road surface needs to be looked at urgently and the potholes and surface defects (including raised ironwork) remedied before school children and college students return in a couple of weeks. The footpath is also blocked by barriers, again forcing wheelchairs users into the road.

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This has been inspected and defect tickets have been raised, for anything that meets our current risk based criteria, to be complete within 28 days.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 09:04, Thursday 11 April 2019

  • Partially fixed. One hole filled. Raised ironwork is still a problem.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 14:10, Tuesday 7 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your enquiry. This has now been inspected again and the issue mentioned within the update of this report does not meet our current risk based criteria, we will continue to monitor this.

    Posted anonymously at 13:30, Tuesday 14 May 2019

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