Residents have raised concerns over the ‘missing’ pedestrian crossing on Chichester Road, Bognor Regis near Merrion Avenue and Westloats Lane.
David Williams, from North Bersted, said: “My grandson goes to school that way. We thought they were just turned off but my daughter came in and said they are gone, they are all Tarmacked over.”
A spokesperson for West Sussex County Council has confirmed it is temporary measure citing ‘safety reasons’.
They said: “We would like to reassure residents that this crossing has only been temporarily removed as it was damaged in a road traffic accident at the beginning of February. This is for safety reasons.”
Having originally stated work on the replacement would commence on Monday, the council then brought this forward to today (February 10).
Mr Williams added that it had still been a long time for such a well-used crossing.
He said: “I would have thought they would have put a sign up or temporary lights.
“So many children cross that road and there is still a lot of traffic going on there. I hate to think about what could happen, a child could get knocked down.”
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