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Cyclists riding on a designated public footpath

Reported in the Objects in the road category anonymously at 12:41, Thursday 11 April 2019 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 5 minutes later

This is a narrow bridge that is designated in law as a public footpath unless it has officially been stopped up. An inadequate sign that only asked cyclists to dismount, rather than compelling them to by law, on the Locksbrook road end of the bridge has been removed, either officially or by other persons. Pedestrians of all ages and abilities are being harassed by cyclists to move over and let them pass and in some instances collisions have taken place. Unless a legal stopping up has taken place cyclists must dismount and walk over the bridge. A new sign is required that stipulates it is legally a footpath only and cyclists must dismount needs to be put in place at each end of the bridge

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  • Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:46, Thursday 11 April 2019

  • We are looking into this issue. You can check back here for further updates.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:40, Monday 15 April 2019

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