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Confusing lines

Reported via mobile in the Faded / Hard to see (NH) category anonymously at 10:52, Sun 5 November 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5175654.

Road surface is yellow not black tarmac. When motorway was converted to a smart motorway this stretch of road wasn't resurfaced? Now there are multiple conflicting lane markings and in wet or sunny weather, the new white lines are very difficult to see against the yellow road surface, resulting in cars drifting between lanes which is extremely dangerous.

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  • Faded white lines, if sunny you end up following the fixed tar lines, which arnt the lane lines, needs sorting as people are drifting from lane to lane. I drive an hgv, so have better visibility and constantly see this happening in front of me Needs improvement

    Posted anonymously at 11:25, Sun 5 November 2023

  • Thank you for making your report. We have asked our inspection team to attend this location and assess the issue. If any work is needed, they will arrange for this to happen. Should no immediate work be required we will continue to monitor this during our regular inspections.

    Although we always aim to complete repairs as quickly as possible, timescales do vary as we try to minimise disruption to customers by combining activities into single closures and always ensuring the safety of our people.

    Kind regards National Highways

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by National Highways at 11:19, Mon 6 November 2023

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