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Illegally parked car protects cyclists from getting their wheels caught on the wrong type of corduroy paving #83711

Dangerous Give Way markings for Springbrook Road are set forward into the road, obstructing cyclists heading for the cycle lane.

Kissing gate replaced by an 'A' frame barrier. UPDATE 2018: The kissing gate has now been replace by chicanes.

sign for national cycle network - but no indication of destinations

two sheffield stands outside Lymm Co-op

Central island complete with cattle pens and a long stagger for pedestrians creates a long pinch point for cyclists.

"Waffle" pattern grid - no slots to catch cyclists wheels.

Blind junctions between private drives and narowed cycleway running immediately adjacent to the hedge. Near miss witnessed here.

Poor visibility between cycleway and private drive due to a tree blocking the sightline. There are a number of driveway crossings with similarly poor visibility on the section between #83744 and #83746

Cycleway narrows and passes imedieatly adjecent to the wall approaching a driveway creating a blind corner.

Cycleway alongside A56 gives way to country lane

Fence across cycleway

Barrier across cycleway. Most riders avoid this by riding on the grass verge.

Country lane has marked priority over cyclepath alongside A road.

Minor road has priority over main cycle route.

Cycle path alongside A56 yields priority to a small lane.

Fence across cycle path

Road sign mounted on a single off-centre post to avoid obstructing the cycle path.

Fence across the cycle path on the ramp towards the toastrack bridge. Most cyclists avoid this by riding on the grass verge.

There is no stage at the traffic lights for cyclists where the cycle path crosses Runcorn Road. The direct line is obstructed by a fence. Cyclists need to follow the narrow pavement before turning sharply to make an unprotected crossing. Th ... [more]

cycle lane (#83711) runs into a kerb

Strange curved 2-way on-carriageway cycle lane takes the Mid Mersey Cycle Path round a bus stop against the flow of the A56 dual carriageway. The wrong sort of textured paving is a hazard to cyclists and misleading to visually impaired peop ... [more]

For some reason, a cycle path crosses the dual carriagway without any signal protection - rather than use the traffic lights 10m to the west.

Indistinct markings where Mid Mersey Cycle Path crosses the exit from the garden centre

Dual carriageway crossing point made more tricky by having to avoid the sign plonked in the middle of the narrow cycleway.

Vegetation growing across what is already a narrow cycle-path

Cycle path alongside the A56 main road yields priority to a small country lane. Visibilty is not helped by the growth of vegetation across the path.

Vegetation encroaching what was already a sub-standard shared-use pavement. Width is particularly important here as the hill makes for high speeds.

Cyclists heading west to join the Mid Mersey cycle path need to filter right to cross the A56 dual carriageway with no protection, then make a sharp left hand turn onto the shared use pavement.

Sequence of 3 centre islands creates a long pinch point.

Road space reallocation - lane one of the dual carriagway converted into a cycle lane

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