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High kerb

Reported via mobile in the Road surface (NH) category anonymously at 20:16, Wednesday 6 March 2024

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5676996.

At the end of the slip road, as you are about to join the roundabout below the A40 there is a raised kerb. I reported this to Gloucestershire CC a few years ago, who told me this would be passed to Highways England. My daughter clipped this kerb on a dark evening when she was returning home with her 2 young children. She was slowing down at the foot of the slip road when she was momentarily blinded by a car joining the slip road from the A 40. By the time she realised she had damaged her tyre she was on the slip road joining the North bound M5. She phoned me and I rushed to change her tyre. There was some major work being done on this roundabout recently and a couple of weeks ago I noticed traffic had been been going over this raised kerb. Whilst drivers should stick to the carriageway, this kerb is only inches away and the reality is drivers do drive over it. Is there something that needs to be done here

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  • 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 11:24, Tuesday 12 March 2024

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