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Road layout dangerous

Reported via mobile in the Road markings (NH) category anonymously at 11:53, Tue 23 May 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4586603.

Hi This slip road needs amending Coastbound coming of m2 and j3 The development of the lord lees roundabout is years away This junction from 330 in the afternoon can take 30 mins easy It’s dangerous You only have to watch the volume of cars pushing in and blocking lane 1 nearly getting hit by other cars and lorries someone is going get hurt seriously

The easy answer and a quic short term fix Split the lanes The first lane stays as the first lane and goes towards lordswood etc only then lane one has a later entry point to the right hand lane of the slip road for traffic towards bluebell hill It’s a similar way to coastbound j7 on m20 as you did there and it works

So this doesn’t mean needing to wait for the scheme to start is a simple lane marking and signage fix before someone gets killed

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  • Thank you for your report concerning J3 of the M20. Our inspectors have reviewed the slip road and confirm the slip road is clearly signposted, with road markings outlining where each lane destination is.

    Currently this isn’t causing any safety concerns and work isn’t required.

    As we are not an enforcement agency, we have no control over driver behaviour with regards to exiting the motorway This is the responsibility of the Police.

    We will continue to monitor this and will arrange any work if the situation changes. If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at: • 0300 123 5000 • info@nationalhighways.co.uk Kind regards

    National Highways

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 17:11, Thu 25 May 2023

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