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The overhead motorway sign above the m4 , 2 signs before turning off onto m48 has slipped down partially and looks as if it might fall completely which would endanger motorists.

Reported via desktop in the Sign issue category anonymously at 12:15, Monday 20 September 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

Slipping overhead sign.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning the sign.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 01/10/21.

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

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 14:11, Tuesday 21 September 2021

  • Thank you for contacting National Highways concerning the sign.

    This is a plate secured over an old flip sign. The plate has been in this position since April 2015 and there is no risk of it falling as it has slid behind the other face which is secured at the bottom with multiple rivets.

    If you require any further information please contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or

    Kind regards

    National Highways

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 12:04, Thursday 30 September 2021

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