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Broken speed limit sign

Reported via iOS in the Conditions of Signs category anonymously at 17:03, Tuesday 12 October 2021

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3058455.

Dear Sirs, This speed limit sign was installed in corrugated plastic. It appears to have broken in the wind. There are several other speed limit signs in Sandbach, each made of corrugated plastic, which have all broken in the same way. The result is the signs display no discernible speed limit and are also twisted around to make what is visible confusing. I am afraid tomsay these plastic signs are worse than useless, because drivers use a poorly posted speed limit as an excuse to break the speed limit. Even in the short time I was near this sign, I witnessed at least four cars travelling in excess of 40mph. Not a very comendable use of taxpayers’ money in a school zone. Over to Cheshire East Council to sort it out. Yours faithfully, Simon Turner

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  • Thank you for contacting Cheshire East Highways. We have logged your enquiry and passed it to a member of our team. We will assess your enquiry within 20 working days.

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 17:04, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • We have assessed the issue and added it to our improvement programme for repair over the longer term. This means we are unlikely to do any improvement work here during the current financial year. Our programmes sometimes change if more funding becomes available. You should check our website for any updates. You can find details of the work planned for this location and where it currently sits on the programme through our website: https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/ highways_and_roads/ road-maintenance/ road-repair-and-improvement-programme-2021-2022/ road-repair-and-improvement-programme-2021-2022.aspx

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 13:02, Tuesday

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