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Closure of entire cycle lane (N&S directions) in wrong location with inadequate signage

Reported via desktop in the Roadworks category anonymously at 09:52, Thu 29 October 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2362024.

Some works are being done in the southbound carriageway of New Bridge St and the contractor has decided to close the entire cycle superhighway too. This is being done via signs and cones halfway down the cycle lane instead of at a junction so the cyclists are forced to stop and either go on pavement (as they do, see photo) or a busy northbound carriageway of vehicles that has a mix of N and S bound traffic due to the roadworks. Dangerous traffic management on one of the most unsafe streets in the City (I have worked in an office at the above postcode for the last 3yrs).

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  • Thank you for your report. This will now be investigated by our team and we will update on progress within 10 days. If the issue you have reported is an emergency we will aim to update you on progress within 24 hours

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by TfL at 12:28, Thu 29 October 2020

  • Our routine inspections had already picked up this issue. BT are carrying out immediate works on a damaged manhole cover in the carriageway. Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. Should you need anything else or have any questions please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 13:32, Thu 29 October 2020

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