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Poor surface cobditions and line markings between jct 5-7

Reported via mobile in the Road surface (NH) category anonymously at 11:04, Sun 5 November 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5175696.

The road surface is poor when wet and when thw sun is bright cannot see the line markings this is very dangerous

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  • This section of the motorway is a death trap in both directions It is impossible in all conditions to clearly see the lanes of travel

    This has been reported many times If a death occurs due to this, highways will be liable for this

    Posted anonymously at 11:10, Sun 5 November 2023

  • Daily commute west and east bound, road markings cannot be seen when wet and low sun. Massive accident waiting to happen

    Posted by Perry Roles at 12:58, Sun 5 November 2023

  • I’d like to thank you for bringing this issue to our attention and I apologise confusion these road markings are causing. We really appreciate the information and feedback we receive, and value the perspective you bring as someone who uses our network. I’m pleased to report that we do have plans to address this issue in the coming year. An overlay scheme will be replacing the existing concrete with tarmac to address the driving experience and the difficulty with visibility due to the glare from the sun. For further information I’ve included a link to our webpage where all of our updates can be found https://nationalhighways.co.uk/ our-roads/ south-east/ m27-junction-5-to-7-concrete-overlay/

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by National Highways at 10:37, Tue 7 November 2023

  • Fixed

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 15:33, Monday 29 April 2024

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