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Where the A16 dissects Tytton Lane East

Reported via desktop in the Road Markings category by Paul Trigg at 22:05, Sun 23 July 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 465924.

I would like to see some safeguards put in place for pedestrians at this A16 crossing place.

With the expansion of housing between Wyberton and the A16. More pedestrians and cyclists are crossing the A16 at the staggered junction, A16/Tytton Lane east. Pedestrians and cyclists from the new Quadrant residential area, cross the A16 to access the footpath on the right of the A16 heading into Boston town. This is something I do twice daily, going to and from work. I see others doing the same.

The national speed limit applies to this section of road. Compared to similar roads in the area, this should be reduced to 40mph. Additionally, the two pedestrian crossing areas should be made more visible, with signage to warn drivers of pedestrians crossing.

It is quite scary being on this small refuge in the centre of the A16, with traffic travelling 60+ mph either side of you. If, like others negotiating the crossing with young children, even more so.

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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 22:05, Sun 23 July 2023

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:00, Mon 24 July 2023

  • Thank you for sending in your request. You’ll need a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for what you have requested. To get one you need to contact your Parish/Town council. If the Parish/Town council support your request, they can then contact their County Councillor who will get the TRO actioned. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 18:56, Thu 3 August 2023

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