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Road signs are totally faded and need replacing

Reported via desktop in the Sign issue category anonymously at 11:52, Thursday 11 March 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Road signs through South Newton and Stoford need reviewing and updating. Several are sun faded and others are in the wrong location. There is also a Hospital which has re-opened and signs need to be erected to alert drivers to its presence.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning the faded signs. We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 25 March 2021.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 08:08, Friday 12 March 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    We are aware of the sun bleached signs you have mentioned.

    Our inspector has reviewed this issue recently and feels that the signs are still visible. We will continue to review this and will arrange any required work if the situation changes.

    They didn't find any signs that were in the wrong location.

    With regard to the hospital sign, this is not the responsibility of Highways England and it would be for the hospital to erect a sign or contact us to do it on their behalf.

    If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at: • 0300 123 5000


    Please quote 21871779 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Highways England at 07:24, Thursday 25 March 2021

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