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Concrete Obstruction on Road; Injury While Cycling!

Reported in the Obstruction category anonymously at 15:19, Sunday 23 June 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 1 minute later

A concrete ramp/obstruction was built when the Bristol City Council built the station for the electric vehicle now parked at Wolferton Road. Why? This is now an obstruction for car tyres when parking and there is also SIGNIFICANT damage to the surrounding road which is resulting in small potholes forming. ACCIDENT: Last week I had an accident returning home on my bicycle coming in collision with this concrete ramp, falling off by bike, and grazing my elbow and knee. I have reported this obstruction at the time it was constructed, and no action took place, although the issue was reported as resolved. Please remove this concrete ramp, and also the same one on the other side of the ride. This has now been going on for quite a few months.

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  • Enquiry raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:20, Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:15, Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Whilst this is a dangerous obstruction, can I please urge you to take this advice: Don’t ride in the gutter, otherwise motorists will treat you like you belong there. Take a safe road position, at least 1 metre from the kerb

    Posted anonymously at 16:13, Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:25, Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Thank you. Yes I always do cycle safely out of the curb as you say, but in this instance was coming to a stop, with a car speeding up the road, forcing me into the curb side. Please can this “dangerous obstruction” be removed as soon as possible. Yours Sincerely.

    Posted anonymously at 17:24, Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Your enquiry has been passed to the appropriate department who will be in contact with you directly.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:45, Wednesday 25 September 2019

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 23:05, Tuesday 15 October 2019

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 1671163 in your new report if it is an update on this one.