Missing road markings resulting in dangerous parking
Reported in the Carriageway Defect category anonymously at 12:50, Tuesday 15 September 2020
Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later
This was originally reported here on 5th August. Comment on 6th August indicated BCC would "provide further updates on the issue in due course." however the status was changed on 'closed' on 27th August with no resolution and no update provided.
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.
A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.
Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:50, Tuesday 15 September 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 14:29, Tuesday 15 September 2020
This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.
State changed to: Closed
Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Tuesday 6 October 2020
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2295736 in your new report if it is an update on this one.