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Speed Camera Stem

Reported via desktop in the Carriageway Defect category anonymously at 10:57, Tuesday 5 January 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

On the A4 in Shirehampton heading into Bristol close to the junction of Hung Lane / M5 Bridge is a speed camera . About 2 years ago work was done to replace the vertical stem with a much taller steel beam . The contractor left the old steel box beam alongside the camera which is located in the mid lane 4 way traffic flow .It is about 10 feet long . A plastic red hazard fence unit was secured to the camera . This is a road safety hazard. Can it be arranged for it to be moved and be disposed of safely ? I sense the contractor failed to remove it at end of the job . Thank you. Regret you have no sub element to allow me to record issue as "Speed Camara " issue

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:57, Tuesday 5 January 2021

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:28, Tuesday 5 January 2021

  • Hello I drove past the site yesterday 27 January and the steel stem of the speed camera was still lying in the central separation paving area. What does it take to send a truck to lift , remove it to a scrap yard? Over 3 weeks have gone now? What has your 3 week investigation discovered? Richard

    Posted anonymously at 15:17, Thursday 28 January 2021

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:17, Thursday 28 January 2021

  • A job has been raised with our contractors to action this issue and appropriate repairs or maintenance will be undertaken as soon as they can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:12, Friday 29 January 2021

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