Hazard #13861

ID #13861
Status Fixed
Location SZ 01123 93856
Location Description On MAJOR crossroads of Waterloo Road (A349) with Cabot Lane. Actualy on the NORTHBOUND carrigeway, of left hand lane, of the dual carrigeway, of Waterloo Road.
Road Name Waterloo Road (A349)
Hazard Type Raised/sunken manhole or drain
Hazard Description Sunken "pentagonal" manhole/inspection cover. On major intersection of the NORTHBOUND carrigeway of Waterloo Road.
This hazard is on a cyclists "riding line" after the traffic lights. Swerving to avoid can/will be fatal by being struck from behind by dense traffic. Accident waiting to happen.
Very acute and sharp edges of the inspection cover that DOES damage wheels of cycle, requiring repairs.
Approximate Size manhole/Inspection cover (2 sq. ft.)
Approximate Depth 4-5 cm
Approximate distance from Kerb n/a
Date Encountered 17 Jun 2008
Date Added 18 Jun 2008
Planned Fix Date Unknown
Highway Authority Borough of Poole Council
District / Ward / Parish Poole / Creekmoor
Authority Reference 96055
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