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Refreshed road marking is incorrect

Reported in the Road markings category anonymously at 08:25, Thursday 6 August 2020

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

I’ve been reporting the issue of illegible road markings on the entrance to the A52 “Nottingham Knight” roundabout since 2014. The markings are on the entrance from the A60. Recently these markings have been refreshed. I don’t know whether Highways England are responsible for this or Nottinghamshire County Council but NCC have told me that based on a grainy Google Map photo, the refreshed arrow is correct and to check the correct operation of the roundabout with you. Since around the mid-nineties the centre lane arrow showed the appropriate use for ahead and right. This matches the lanes on the roundabout. The layout hasn’t changed, however, the refreshed centre lane arrow now only shows ahead. This potentially leads to drivers switching lanes on exiting the roundabout A52W as they are unaware two lanes are designated for traffic to travel through the roundabout.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. We have passed you report regarding the road markings to our local inspector who will review the issue on their next safety check.

    We aim to provide a further update no later than 13 August 2020.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 17:33, Thursday 6 August 2020

  • Thank you for your patience whilst our inspector reviewed your report. During the review our inspector believes that the road markings are correct based on the road layout and that although the road markings are slightly faded they are still visible enough at this time.

    Our inspector will continue to review the area on their weekly safety checks and will arrange any required work if the situation changes.

    We would like to thank you for contacting us about your concerns. If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at:

    • 0300 123 5000

    • info@highwaysengland.co.uk

    Please quote 21696293 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Highways England at 14:01, Thursday 13 August 2020

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