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Faded road markings causing near misses at start of bus lane

Reported via desktop in the Worn out road markings category anonymously at 21:37, Sat 18 March 2023

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4329604.

The centre markings between the lanes on the approach from the South are faded. This is a real problem here, as the lanes swerve and the bus lane crosses over from right to left (which you only see at the last minute). This makes many drivers think they have to merge lanes to avoid the bus lane starting on the left - they don't ! So near-collisions occur, this has happened to me twice. Everyone needs the lane markings to clearly show them to stay in the same lane they approached the bridge in. Please repaint these lines! Signage may also help.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. Your report has been investigated and we have now referred it to our contractors. We will aim to fix this during our next programmed works. Should you need anything else or have any questions, you may wish to contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 11:36, Mon 20 March 2023

  • The action scheduled for your report should now have been completed as detailed in your previous response. On some occasions it does take a little longer than scheduled. If you have any further queries on this, please either create a new report or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 05:32, Tue 18 April 2023

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