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Confusing and vandalised signs

Reported via mobile in the Road Signage category anonymously at 09:14, Tuesday 24 August 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

The bike lane signage on either end of the bridge was painted over during one of the lockdowns, and signs were installed to make the bridge a one-way system. Over the last few months the paint covering the original bike lane signage has worn away, revealing the old signage. Additionally, the newer one-way signage on the floor has faded, and signage attached to the bridge has been covered in spray paint and stickers. As both old and new signage is on display, it is unclear which signs to follow. This has caused numerous altercations between cyclists and pedestrians over which side of the bridge they should be on. During a single bridge crossing (19/08/2031), I witnessed a cyclist nearly hit 2 small children following the one-way signage, as the cyclist followed the bike lane signage, placing them both on the same side and travelling towards one another. In the same crossing a pedestrian family verbally harassed a cyclist for following the bike lane signage, even though the cyclist moved out of their way and waited to let them pass. Events like this seem to be becoming more frequent.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:14, Tuesday 24 August 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 11:32, Tuesday 24 August 2021

  • This issue has been reallocated to the relevant officer or team for action. They'll update you on progress.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:47, Tuesday 21 September 2021

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