Issues: bike concern
8061 Riverside Drive Richmond, VA - Stratford Hills
At the corner of Stratford Rd. and Riverside Dr., there are shrubs growing alongside the road on Riverside drive. These shrubs are so close to Riverside's asphalt and so tall, that they block the view of drivers. When a driver is on northbound Stratford at the stop sign, the view of oncoming vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic is blocked. This creates a safety hazard for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. The previous owner used to keep the shrubs trimmed to a level (maybe 2 feet high) which allowed drivers at the stop sign to be able to see over the shrubs. I have reported this to the city several times over the past 2 years and NOTHING has changed other than they have grown even taller.
7801 Riverside Drive Richmond, VA 23225, USA - Stratford Hills
Just past the driveway of 7801 Riverside Drive (when driving east toward the city on Riverside), there is a deep and wide pothole just before a curve. This morning I was almost hit head on when a driver traveling east moved out of his lane to avoid the pothole and almost hit me as I was traveling west on Riverside.
In addition to the pothole, the right hand shoulder of Riverside in that same area is completely eroded away so that there is a one to two foot drop at the edge of the pavement.
There was an accident at this point about a week ago. It appeared a driver either swerved to miss the pothole as he entered the curve, or his tires slipped off the road and into the deep shoulder and he over corrected. Result was he broke through the fence between the road and the river and fortunately he hit two trees instead of going into the river. From the looks of the car, I imagine that anyone in the front seat was seriously injured or killed.
Please make this pot hole and shoulder a top safety priority. This road is used by cars AND runners, walkers with baby strollers, bikers, etc. That section is a hazard to all.
Rockfalls Drive And Riverside Drive Richmond, VA - Stratford Hills
I am requesting that the tall grass/weeds at the corner of Rockfalls Drive and Riverside Drive be mowed. The grass is so tall, that it is difficult to see around the corner for oncoming traffic. I have to pull out into Riverside Drive to see around the corner. There are walkers, runners, bikers and strollers on Riverside Drive. This morning a biker almost ran into the side of my car. Thank you in advance for helping with this