Heavy barriers have replaced temporary traffic lights and cones after reports exasperated drivers were throwing them off the road.*tuts* Typical! People can’t wait five minu…
Drivers in Kennington apparently got so fed-up with a (sic) eight-month road closure of Bagley Wood Road…Eight months..?! What are they doing, supergluing pebbles in by hand?
Oxfordshire County Council closed the road in October to carry out repairs which have still not been done.*boggle*
This week the cones and traffic lights were replaced with heavy water-filled barriers and traffic priority signs. But it is still not clear when the repairs will actually be done.
Richard Gregory, who lives on the road, said it was still perfectly usable and no worse than many other roads around Oxfordshire.And the council is – as expected for famously car-phobic Oxford – quite blasé about it:
County council spokeswoman Catarina Walsh said: “We cannot give an absolute date at this present time when we will be carrying out the work as it all hinges on us obtaining permission to go ahead from the district council.
“It will be during the summer months of July or August this year.”Here’s a tip: maybe close the road when you’ve actually got the permission, and not eight months before? Just a thought…