Pinch Point On Northumberland Road, Bristol

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Added by Sam Saunders

Northumberland Road (part of Concord Way at this point) has been deliberately narrowed to allow pedestrians to cross between the footbridge and the Sports Centre and a cycle lane marking has been placed to one side of the narrow gap. The gap, however, is not wide enough to allow a car and a bicycle to go safely through the pinch point at the same time. A cyclist needs to take the centre of the lane, or pull over and wait for vehicles to pass.

Either the carriageway should be re-widened (preferred) or the cycle lane indicator should be removed.


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