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Brayford Wharf East

Reported via desktop in the Road Markings category anonymously at 23:08, Thursday 21 September 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 471597.

I witnessed an accident on Monday between a cyclist and pedestrian with both parties ending up crashing into the road. The cyclist was approaching at a fairly fast pace and the pedestrian failed to look towards the cyclist after checking for traffic from the other direction. Please give some consideration to improving this section of road. It is used very heavily by pedestrians and the flow of cyclists against the flow of vehicular traffic is confusing to people that don't know the road. It may be a good idea to warn cyclists to approach with care/caution and at a slow speed. Perhaps some more signs could be put up to warn pedestrians or some indications to look in both directions. I am surprised there are not more accidents on this stretch of road considering how heavily used it is and how difficult it is to see at times. Fortunately both people this time were OK but it would have been a different matter if a car had been approaching at the time when they ended up on the road.

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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 23:08, Thursday 21 September 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.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 07:50, Friday 22 September 2023

  • We are sorry but we are not taking immediate action with this report because upon inspection by an officer it was deemed that the lines and signs are clear to indicate the cycleway. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:43, Thursday 28 September 2023

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