Hazard #34487

ID #34487
Status Rejected
Location TQ 30038 81488
Location Description Just before the traffic lights at the junction of Bloomsbury Street and New Oxford Street. Left hand lane of a busy free-for-all intersection, with no bike lane or bus lane. Death-trap for small wheeled bike.
Road Name Bloomsbury Street
Hazard Type Pothole
Hazard Description Massive pothole with an broken-up base in the left hand lane exactly at the place where a bike would want to go. There have been roadworks here on and off for years. Gower street resurfacing has not reached this far. Left hand lane of a busy free-for-all intersection, with no bike lane or bus lane. Death-trap for small -wheeled bike. Forced to get off and walk or take another longer route.
Approximate Size 400x200cm
Approximate Depth 5cm
Approximate distance from Kerb 4 feet - just where one might be cycling
Date Encountered 9 Apr 2010
Date Added 9 Apr 2010
Planned Fix Date Unknown
Highway Authority Transport for London
District / Ward / Parish Camden / Holborn and Covent Garden
Authority Reference 1006408549
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