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40 Camborne Avenue

Reported via desktop in the Sign problem category anonymously at 19:45, Fri 3 November 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5172411.

This is a picture of the 30mph speed limit sign on the road. It has faded so much, it is unreadable. I have never before, anywhere in the world, seen a speed restriction sign which fades. Where did you buy this? More economic waste! This implies the Council cannot even be bothered to maintain a pretence of enforcing that Camborne Avenue is a 30mph zone. Can this please be replaced with a proper sign which doesn't fade in the modicum of sunshine we receive. I would also like to point out that when I highlighted the terribly poor state of the Camborne Avenue road surface a year ago, the Council referred me to a report saying that road vibrations did not cause structural damage to nearby property. However, if someone at the council had read the report, they would have realised that damage is directly proportional to traffic speed. And average speeds on Camborne Avenue significantly exceed 30mph. This failure to provide proper speed limit signs constitutes negligence. Please resolve asap.

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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 19:45, Fri 3 November 2023

  • Update

    We have completed our inspection of the issue and have made arrangements for it to be resolved within 6-8 weeks.

    Please be assured, we will continue to monitor the area in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:16, Wed 8 November 2023

  • Update

    We are very pleased to tell you that the issue reported has now been resolved.

    Alongside our safety inspection policy, reports from the public help us to keep the roads in Buckinghamshire safe.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:08, Mon 27 November 2023

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