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Limited traction/frictionless road surface when wet.

Reported via desktop in the Roads category anonymously at 23:46, Monday 11 July 2022

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

Section of road replaced last year has reduced traction compared to surrounding road surface; significantly hazardous when wet, although is greasy even when dry.

When wet, as well as causing proven accidents to cyclists, cars burn rubber trying to drive up the hill or around the corner; most noticeable when queues form during 'hometime'.

After rain, the tyres on my bicycle (rugged not slicks) slipped from under me at only ~5 mph. I came off bike, landed on my shoulder and slid downhill on the frictionless surface from well before the LH junction to just past it. Shoulder and knee injuries sustained, pain and reduced shoulder mobility continues 4 weeks later.

Submitting some of these details as a Street Improvement but unable to add photos there so submitting here too.

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Updates

  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 23:46, Monday 11 July 2022

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:14, Tuesday 12 July 2022

  • We've investigated this issue and don't think any further action is needed at this time.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:32, Thursday 28 July 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 3669017 in your new report if it is an update on this one.