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Inadequate measures to close one lane of road

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction to Highway category anonymously at 10:07, Wed 24 May 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4589987.

Contractors placed signage to close off one lane of Crofton Lane on Monday 22 May - priority is given to traffic approaching from the Crofton School direction. No permit is displayed, and no works have taken place in the last 48 hours.

The arrangement is dangerous for vehicles on such a busy road, and no provision has been made for crossing pedestrians, particularly children walking to Perry Hall/Crofton schools, for whom there are dropped kerbs at that point.

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:08, Wed 24 May 2023

  • It appears that work to restore a degraded speed bump at the site has been completed, and there is no open record of the works on the borough roadworks map. However the signage/cones have been left in situ and now need to be collected if they have served their purpose.

    Posted anonymously at 16:08, Fri 2 June 2023

  • No works appear to have taken place or are taking place. Road closure is dangerous in its design. No permit is displayed. Is this an abandoned work site? Which organisation is meant to be carrying out the works?

    Posted anonymously at 08:43, Sun 4 June 2023

  • Our Traffic Team are continuing to investigate this reported concern.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:16, Thu 15 June 2023

  • This partial closure was for an emergency manhole replacement by Thames Water. We believe that the site has now been cleared.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:49, Mon 19 June 2023

  • Thank you for your report. This has been passed to the traffic engineering department for investigation and action if required.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:52, Mon 19 June 2023

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