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Reflective bollards still missing after #1704956

Reported anonymously at 07:46, Saturday 17 August 2019

I'm sorry, but this job is certainly NOT fixed(ref: #1704956)! These two photos were taken thursday afternoon. The first photo is taken looking uphill from the Lilford direction towards Pilton; it shows the first 20 metres of ditch still has NO reflective bollards on the verge; then there are about 10 new bollards, spaced at distances apart varying from about 7 metres to about 17 metres apart (why are they not equidistant?); then the top (Pilton) end of the ditch beyond these new bollards is still unprotected with NO bollards for about 40 metres(!) and this is a stretch that we know has had at least one vehicle in the ditch before the 2014 bollard installation(see 2014 photo in #1704956 report). The second photo is taken from the top (Pilton) end, stood at the start of the ditch; you cannot see a reflective bollard for 40 metres. If you look at my #1704956 report of 22nd July, the 'Photo 1' there shows what it looked like in 2014, which is what it was expected to look like again now, with 14 equidistantly spaced bollards visible coming all the way up to the top Pilton end of the ditch. This whole length of verge is a soft ground, narrow, overgrown road edge hiding a deep ditch, alongside a narrow country road, which, when a large vehicle like a grain lorry or a coach comes the other way, especially happening when the A605 is closed and this is the diversion, encourages you to put a tyre on the verge as you pull out of the way. Being soft, the ground tends to give way into the ditch, and the heavier your vehicle the more likely. On top of that, the broadband cable was put up this verge last year, and it would be a nightmare if that got damaged when a vehicle went in the ditch. Please come back and protect this ditch with reflective bollards for its full length as it was in 2014.

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