Serious carriageway defects
Reported in the Carriageway Defect category anonymously at 13:04, Saturday 30 May 2020
Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later
The road surface over the last 30 metres of Shaldon Road prior to its junction with Muller Road is in a extremely unacceptable condition with both potholes and a poor repair to to a service access on both sides of the carriageway. It is highly dangerous for cyclists and I was a witness to an incident involving a female cyclist several days ago. Fortunately she did not come off her bicycle, but the contents of its carrier were deposited on the road and I took the risk of clearing glass from a broken bottle from the carriageway surface whilst holding the traffic. The defect has been reported on several occasions (Ref - 2087658) yet there is an ongoing failure to effect the necessary repairs. Is the council awaiting the cost of litigation as the result of a serious accident before any action is taken?
A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.
Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:04, Saturday 30 May 2020
This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.
Posted by Bristol City Council at 08:10, Monday 1 June 2020
As this issue is not urgent we'll deal with it as part of a future planned work scheme in this area.
State changed to: Closed
Posted by Bristol City Council at 06:38, Thursday 11 June 2020
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2135093 in your new report if it is an update on this one.