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The tactile road marking denoting the safe pedestrian zone demarkation separating a shared traffic zone with pedestrians has been replaced with tarmac infill.

Reported in the Faded road markings category by John Darvill at 21:39, Tuesday 24 September 2019

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 1 minute later. Council ref: 1779896.

This repair using tarmac in place of standard ribbed paving puts at risk sight impaired pedestrians and if further repairs are carried out in this way then this will erode the consistency of tactile margins to the pedestrian zone. It negates the whole purpose for using this national standard for shared spaces. I believe that this potentially creates a risk for a person who is visually impaired stepping into the path of a vehicle in a very busy corner of Stall Street with Lower Borough Walls.

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  • Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 21:40, Tuesday 24 September 2019

  • We have looked into this issue and the appropriate action has been scheduled for future works.You can check back here for further updates.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:29, Tuesday 29 October 2019

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