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A17 roundabout with B1359 at CHapelgate Gedney

Reported via desktop in the Visibility at junction or bend category anonymously at 12:52, Tue 1 November 2022

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 435433.

Its no point putting the status as fixed as by cutting the grass it does not resolve the issue of the bushes and trees now grown so tall they obstruct the view on entering the A17 roundabout from the B1359 Chaplegate as you can see by the pictures. Its surprising that there have been only a few accidents here. Especially as the A17 is dual carriage way at this point and both lanes are used to continue onwards along the A17.

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with visibility at a junction or bend. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about grass cutting on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:52, Tue 1 November 2022

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

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 14:25, Tue 1 November 2022

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:45, Thu 10 November 2022

  • This is my reply to email from another department-

    Sent from Outlook for iOS From: BSPlaceSouth <BSPlaceSouth@lincolnshire.gov.uk> Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2022 3:46:53 PM Subject: Outgoing [SOUTH/HELP/LM/MMT&C] S Chapman - Visibility at Chapelgate with the A17 - 10.11.22 Dear Ms

    We are sorry you feel that cutting the grass doesn’t resolve the issue. Visibility is taken from the junction and when an officer visited Chapelgate the visibility is acceptable in relation to highway safety. Kind regards, For Programme Leader MMT & Cyclical

    Lincolnshire County Council

    County Offices, Newland, Lincoln LN1 1YL

    Phone: 01522 782070 Email: CSCHighways@lincolnshire.gov.uk

    Website: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

    ..Of course it’s improved now as the leaves have fallen off the trees you try getting visibility in a low sports car coming out of there it’s only going to get worse as the trees and shrubs grow. And regain their leaves. I am reporting an obstruction to view which is dangerous not a bloomin squashed hedgehog!

    Posted anonymously at 13:06, Fri 11 November 2022

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