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Roundabout at bottom of Broadway / top of Shakespeare Way

Reported via desktop in the Other road surface issue category anonymously at 13:39, Wed 18 January 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 444504.

The gritter lorries don't come down the full length of Broadway, and instead turn off along Horseshoe Road. Is it possible for them to continue along Broadway to include the roundabout. This roundabout can be lethal on icy or snowy days, and with people coming down Broadway at speed, they don't seem to realise that the last section from Horseshoe Road to the roundabout isn't gritted. It now carries a lot of traffic due to the ever expanding St Johns Circus development. I would also suggest it continuing along Shakespeare Way at least until just after the sharp bend. This is also now used by a lot of traffic which is continuing to grow. One car has already come off at the bend and flattened a tree in the last couple of years. Cars are also speeding from the roundabout down to the tight corner and it's an accident waiting to happen. Could speed calming measures be considered for Broadway and the top of Shakespeare Way?

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  • Thanks for letting us know about a road surface issue. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about roads maintenance on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:39, Wed 18 January 2023

  • Just to let you know this issue has turned out to be more complicated than we first thought. We need to take this on for more investigation. We will let you know the situation as soon as we can. Thanks for bearing with us.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:05, Tue 31 January 2023

  • Great news, we’ve had a look at the issue and we have now passed to our Highways Officers for the team to assess what can be done to resolve the matter. We’ll let you know when the assessment has taken place.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:26, Fri 7 July 2023

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