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Abandoned and unsafe repair work at footbridge

Reported via mobile in the Pavements/footpaths category anonymously at 11:53, Monday 11 October 2021

Sent to Royal Borough of Greenwich less than a minute later

The footbridge has been closed since the Tuesday 5th October. The barriers do not stop people crossing and there are big holes at the bottom of the footbridge. It states it was due for completion on the 8th, yet there was no one there working 8th and had been left unsafe. It makes it difficult to cross now to get to the doctor's surgery and dangerous for children returning from school.

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  • This is still claiming to be fixed by the 8/10/21. It is still super dangerous forcing people to cross the dual carriageway. I was forced to cross with my young children.

    Posted anonymously at 17:41, Wednesday 13 October 2021

  • On 15th October I found the footbridge still closed due to works taking place, contractors were working there. Seceral pedestrians were crossing the dual carriageway on foot which is highly dangerous. Has a risk assessment been done ? There was no signage directing people to an alternative crossing, no traffic management or signage to reduce speeds or any measures to reduce the hazard. Very surprising this has been allowed to go ahead as it is.

    Posted anonymously at 18:20, Friday 15 October 2021

  • 15/10/21 Forced to dice with death on the dual carriageway. Alongside two other families with young children and two teanagers returning home from school. What will it take... A death?

    Posted anonymously at 19:24, Friday 15 October 2021

  • I might add I have been down there every day at 3.35 pm... With not a sole working? Do they not do a dull days work? 9-5???

    Posted anonymously at 19:26, Friday 15 October 2021

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter; State changed to: Fixed, 13:26, Monday 8 November 2021

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