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Repainted lane markings on Jct 60 causing traffic to 'crowd' dangerously

Reported via desktop in the Road markings category anonymously at 19:57, Sun 13 December 2020

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

I am concerned the current road markings at Jct60 may result in an accident. On entering the roundabout from the A154 there are three lane choices. Lane 1 is marked for left turn (1st exit) to Port of Felixstowe. Lanes 2 and 3 are marked A14 West. The usual situation is that traffic using Lanes 2 and 3 enter the roundabout side by side. When using Lane 2 and entering the roundabout the broken white line road markings on the roundabout push traffic dangerously into Lane 3 necessitating a late left steer to avoid the traffic in Lane 3. The road markings were fine before the recent resurfacing and repainting of the lane markings. Google maps seems to show the old markings.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England about the road markings at Junction 60 of the A14.

    Our inspector has reviewed this issue recently and doesn’t feel it is a safety concern at this time.

    We will continue to review this and will arrange any required work if the situation changes.

    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 21801738 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 16:41, Mon 21 December 2020

  • This has still not been attended to and is extremely dangerous if there are cars waiting at the lights in lanes 1, 2, and 3

    Please let me know when this will be attended to

    Rev Canon Andrew Dotchin Vicar of Felixstowe Tel: 07814949828 email: revdotchin@gmail.com

    Posted anonymously at 21:14, Monday 22 March 2021

  • ....further to my comment above. Please let me know with whom I may take up this issue. I fail to see how anyone could have inspected this site and found it to not be a cause for concern

    Posted anonymously at 21:17, Monday 22 March 2021

  • Issue has been previously highlighted to Highways England by the Traffic Signal Maintenance Coordinator for this Region. A154 Lane 3 of 3 needs to remain Lane 3 all the way round onto the A14 Westbound. A154 Lane 2 of 3 needs to remain as Lane 2 where the circulatory meets the A14 Northbound Port of Feloxstowe Road with cross hatching covering the current Lane 1. Cross hatching on the exit Lane 1 A14 Westbound I will leave the Westbound exit as a 2 Lane exit onto the dual carriageway.

    Posted anonymously at 13:10, Wednesday 7 April 2021

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