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Submitted

09/03/2017 10:35:23

Reference No

5217

 

Issue Summary

Pedestrian safety at crossing on A4 at Manton

 

Latest Update

16/03/2017 11:41:18 Details about this situation have been sent to Wiltshire Councils Road Safety Manager for further input.


14/03/2017 11:07:31 There have been six issues reported in the last week covering this subject. Details have been passed to the local Highways engineer for input and suggested solutions. Details can be passed on as they come in.


CATG Action / Recommendation

16/03/2017 11:41:18 Details about this situation have been sent to Wiltshire Councils Road Safety Manager for further input.


14/03/2017 11:07:31 There have been six issues reported in the last week covering this subject. Details have been passed to the local Highways engineer for input and suggested solutions. Details can be passed on as they come in.


Issue

Poor visibility and high speed of vehicles at pedestrian crossing on A4. This crossing is near Manton village and linked the village and Barton Park residential development. The crossing is used by school children and often cars dont see the red light and have to slam on their brakes this includes HGVs which obviously have a greater braking distance. I have also witnessed vehicles going through this red light- very dangerous The speed limit of 40mph also seems too fast considering you are near a Primary School and but up residential area.

 

Issue Location

Marlborough

Street / Location

A4

Electoral Division

Marlborough West

Issue Duration

Historic

Who is Affected

Pedestrians including high volume of school children

What has been done so far

As a parent at the school I have expressed my concerns to them. I believe the school have approached the council regards this issue but nothing has been actioned.

What would resolve issue

Reduced speed limit reduce speed limit at a greater distance from crossing. Cut back tree coverage to improve usability of crossing. Install flashing warning signs that operate during school run hours.

Who needs to come together

Wiltshire Council

Classification

Community Area Transport Group

In touch with Councillor

No

Sub Classification

Current Status

in progress

 

 

 

Related Issues

 

 

link to issue 5228
link to issue 5227
link to issue 5222
link to issue 5216
link to issue 5215


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