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, Tue 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.
Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.
Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 21:40, Tue 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, Tue 29 October 2019
We have dealt with this issue and the report is now closed. Further comments may not be monitored.
State changed to: Fixed
Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:22, Wednesday 22 January 2020
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.