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Safety railings missing from island at crossing

Reported in the Pedestrian railing category anonymously at 12:23, Sunday 7 June 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2145413.

There was an accident here some time ago, possibly up to a year ago, where a high speed vehicle crashed into the railings of the island (at the crossing of London Road (A15) between Aqua Drive and Eagle Way). The railings have never been repaired. Not only are the resulting orange temporary plastic barriers an eye sore but pedestrians waiting on the island are not protected from high speed vehicles veering out of control (the speed limit is 40mph but reckless motorists often exceed this). This should really be fixed to avoid a fatal collision with a pedestrian and to improve the general appearance of the area (secondary). Surely this shouldn't take over a year to fix.

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  • Thanks for making your report.

    It will be passed on to the relevant department. We will endeavour to provide you with an update within 10 working days.

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 12:23, Sunday 7 June 2020

  • The Peterborough City Council Highways team have assessed this issue as a high priority and aim to repair it within 2 weeks.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 12:15, Friday 12 June 2020

  • The works regarding this report have been completed. Please be aware that this job may be a temporary fix.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 09:37, Tuesday 16 June 2020

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