Hazard #1029

ID #1029
Status Reported
Location SU 43534 15178
Location Description middle of the road next to the vehicle entrance to "Pipe Scenes"
Road Name Portswood Road
Hazard Type Raised/sunken manhole or drain
Hazard Description Sunken manhole cover, in the middle of the road, just in the line cyclists are forced to take because of parked cars and manoeuvering vans. Dangerous to cyclists because unexcpected jolt when going downhill can cause a fall in the middle of the road, also because of overtaking cars it's often dangerous to swerve in order to avoid this obstacle.
Approximate Size 50cmx50cm
Approximate Depth 10cm? (Not really possible to measure, it being in the middle of a busy road)
Approximate distance from Kerb 1-2m?
Date Encountered 5 Feb 2007
Date Added 5 Feb 2007
Planned Fix Date Unknown
Highway Authority Southampton City Council
District / Ward / Parish Southampton / Swaythling
Authority Reference Unknown
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