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Road markings dangerous

Reported via desktop in the Road lines / road markings category anonymously at 08:41, Tuesday 18 April 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4454263.

The right turn lane on the A404 at this junction is frequently cut by vehicles travelling in the opposite direction around the bend. There are two factors here: the road marking are worn and indistinct, and also the centre crosshatching is dotted line bounded, not solid line, which is insufficient to warn drivers that if they cut the corner they can run head-on into oncoming traffic in a right turn lane. This junction is a fatal accident waiting to happen. Ideally the oncoming lane shoud be protected by a traffic island.

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  • This has been passed to the local area technician to investigate, they will carry out an inspection within the next 10 working days and if required arrange to resolve the issue.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 08:41, Tuesday 18 April 2023

  • An order has been raised to repair the defect reported, this will be a permanent repair to be carried out within the next 16 weeks. To ensure the highway network remains as safe as possible we will be carrying out temporary repairs on dangerous issues to make them safe, please be assured we will revisit these temporary repairs and make them permanent at a later date, we will also continue to carry out our regular Highways Safety Inspection Policy and should we find any issues we will apply the same rule a temporary repair until such time as we can make it permanent.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:04, Monday 22 May 2023

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