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Cycle lane road markings almost disappeared

Reported in the Road Signage category anonymously at 16:11, Friday 20 September 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 5 minutes later

At traffic lights on Gloucester Road heading north with right turn into Wessex Avenue there is, or was, markings for a narrow cycle lane (~1m wide). The white lining for this cycle lane has almost completely worn away. Consequently motor vehicles seem to assume there are 2 lanes solely for motor vehicles: one for straight on and one for right into Wessex Avenue. I suspect there is really only one lane for motor vehicles and those wanting to turn right into Wessex Avenue should wait until after the lights until pulling over to the right. At the moment the worn and arguably inadequate road markings dangerously impede cyclists. Suggest the cycle lane markings are made clearer and there is some indication that there should only be one line of motor vehicles directly in front of the lights. Thanks

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  • Enquiry raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:15, Friday 20 September 2019

  • You are right --vehicles use this one lane before traffic lights as two lanes ( This is known locally as the Gloucester Rd North SQUEEZE

    Posted anonymously at 07:30, Monday 23 September 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 07:30, Monday 23 September 2019

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:54, 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 1774935 in your new report if it is an update on this one.