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Signage and cones to avoid pothole in hazardous area

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 17:47, Wednesday 17 April 2019

Received by Buckinghamshire County Council moments later

A sign and cones have been used to prevent people driving through pothole, this forces people into the other lane. The location of this hazard is round a bend and no prior signs are provided to indicate that traffic should slow down and be prepared to stop before using the other lane. This is a 50mph Road and the lack of prior warning means the signs and cones are creating a big safety hazard, I nearly had somebody drive into the back of me today whilst I was waiting for the other lane to become clear. Please could this be reassessed and perhaps temporary traffic lights used or more warning provided. As far as I am aware the cones and sign have been in place since Monday.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire County Council at 17:50, Wednesday 17 April 2019

  • Thank you for your report. We have now inspected the defect and no planned repair is necessary at this stage. Please be assured that we will continue to inspect in line with our Highway Safety Inspection Policy. Thank you for reporting this matter and this report is now closed.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire County Council at 09:48, Tuesday 23 April 2019

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