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Illegal speed restriction hump/ditch

Reported via iOS in the Road markings and lining category anonymously at 20:09, Tuesday 12 October 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 362520.

Resident 1,2 & 4 have dug out a speed hump on the gravel road it is a private road . Residents 1-6 are responsible for the area adjacent to their properties I own a field at the end of the road which I frequent daily , I legally have access at all times. The road in question is single lane part gravel to accommodate farm machinery if necessary. It is impossible to reach a speed limit of 20mph, therefore unlikely to exceed the speed limit . The road has no lights , nor are the humps illuminated in anyway , there is a sign stating ‘slow ramp’ some metres away , also not lit up. I believe the residents have not been given permission to carry out such changes nor are they safe if an emergency service vehicle was to needed . I don’t wish to get into a debate with them regarding any possible vehicle damage that may be caused .

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 20:09, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • Thank you for making a report, however Central Bedfordshire Council are not responsible for this matter. Your report will now be closed by us. Unfortunately as the road is private there is nothing the Council can do here, this is a matter for the local police force.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 10:50, Thursday 14 October 2021

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.