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Cycle and foot path covered in black ice

Reported via desktop in the Road surface issue category anonymously at 13:47, Monday 4 January 2021

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 383128.

Action required to reduce BLACK ICE. After the pedestrian crossing before the hire units and stargaze. Walked this route 3rd Jan midday and cycled early this morning - this stretch of cycle/foot way is covered in black ice.

Saw one cyclist fall yesterday and one again this morning needing assistance. Please take action THIS US A WELL USED CYCLE PATH

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:47, Monday 4 January 2021

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:36, Wednesday 6 January 2021

  • Please see below links to our website & information on where we salt, requests etc. https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ faults-maintenance/ request-grit-bin-refill https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ faults-maintenance/ view-gritting-routes We grit priority roads when road temperatures drop to around 1°C. We provide grit bins for residents to use on public paths and roads. If you find one is running low, you can request a refill. We do not routinely grit or salt footpaths. During severe weather, we work with many local organisations to clear some steep and well-used pavements. New grit bin requests: If you are a business, parish council or residents’ association request a grit bin by calling 01522 782070. We will only approve a request for a new grit bin if we believe it will be in a suitable spot. It must also benefit as many people as possible. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 16:50, Wednesday 13 January 2021

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