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Motorist ignoring sign that public bridleway Clatterbridge Road bridge over M53 near j4

Reported via desktop in the Pavement/footpath issue (NH) category anonymously at 18:03, Sat 26 June 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 2820304.

Although this road sign near bridge “Public Bridleway No public access for motor vehicles” - when walking my dog I find motorists ignoring this sign and dangerous to pedestrians as bridge not designed to handle pedestrians and motor cars. Reported to Merseyside Police with a registration plate and also informed that I have photos but suspect this will be ignored… until someone walking gets hurt!,

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England regarding motor vehicle access on the M53 bridge over the motorway at Old Clatterbridge Road. While we maintain the structure of the bridge, the road is maintained by Wirral Council. The concerns you raised would be an issue for police or Wirral Council enforcement. Could we please ask that you contact them to resolve.

    Contact details for local authorities can be found by using the search facility at: www.gov.uk/find-your-local-council.

    Thank you,

    Highways England

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by National Highways at 10:07, Thu 1 July 2021

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