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Missing road markings resulting in dangerous parking

Reported in the Carriageway Defect category anonymously at 17:40, Wednesday 5 August 2020

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

A patch of road has evidently been resurfaced but the double yellow lines have not been reinstated.

This has resulted in what is essentially a free parking space where vehicles - particularly larger vehicles - obstruct the right turn from Temple Rose Street on to Temple Back.

It is necessary to turn wide to avoid vehicles in the space, and a particular danger is that when the space is occupied by a van drivers can neither see - nor be seen by - cyclists joining Temple Back turning left from Temple Way using the drop kerb, pictured.

Most recently I have witnessed a driver turning right from from Temple Rose Street narrowly avoid hitting a passenger getting out of a transit van in to the road who had been obscured by the van itself.

As there is a lot of other resurfacing work currently going on in the area, it seems like a minor job to reinstate the double yellow lines, and this is becoming increasingly hazardous right now as more inexperienced cyclists are taking to these roads.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 17:40, Wednesday 5 August 2020

  • This enquiry has been referred to another team for action. They will provide further updates on the issue in due course.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:58, Thursday 6 August 2020

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Thursday 27 August 2020

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2232302 in your new report if it is an update on this one.