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Why Is Albert Terrace Road Off Infirmary Road Closed

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1 hour ago, feargal said:

Not really, we don't know why it collapsed. No point just filling it in, if there's an ongoing problem. 

Well if they don't know why it collapsed they should at least be investigating, I go past most days and haven't seen anyone around it or looking at it just shut the road and leave it !!

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OK, I can shed a bit of light on this.

 

On Friday 30th April I phoned the council and asked them why it’s takng so long to get the road repaired, I pointed out that large articulated vehicles are been forced to negotiate two tight 90 degrees turns amongst a street full of parked cars and it’s dangerous.

 

After being put on hold for ages whilst they consulted Amey they finally came back and said it’s a sewer collapse and they’re waiting for Yorkshire Water to ‘do their bit.’

 

Phoned Yorkshire Water - put on hold for ages again - they’d checked their notes and it turns out that YW had ‘done their bit’ and there was no reason why the road couldn’t be repaired.

 

Contacted the council back and informed them what I’d learnt, they thanked me and said they will ‘put a chitty  through to the highways dept’ to get the road repaired.

 

Fingers crossed, we may see some action next week.

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I'm sure customers of the Infirmary Road Tesco will be complaining about this in droves as it's literally the main road into their car park.

 

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Sounds normal for SCC/Amey (lack of) co-ordination with utility concerns.

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53 minutes ago, Mr Allen said:

I'm sure customers of the Infirmary Road Tesco will be complaining about this in droves as it's literally the main road into their car park.

 

No it is not it is no entry it is those leaving tesco towards Penistone road who are effected

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The signage for the diversion coming from the Langsett Road direction really isn't great.  The sign appears to point down a no entry road. Almost turned down there myself and have seen several others do the same. 

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hardly new thing that signage is poor in Sheffield. I have seen so many ill thought out examples that I think there is a special team there working out how to make life more difficult for motorists.

 

One of the worst was clear signs directing traffic right because the road ahead was closed when lo and behold the road you were being directed onto was closed and there were no road works on the road ahead.

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