Heidegraben & part of the Dornbachstraße one-way

The road “Im Heidegraben” will be one-way between the Dornbachstraße and the Hohemarkstraße from Monday, 12th July until Monday, 2nd August, 2021, with traffic only able to travel towards the Hohemarkstraße.  The end of the upper half of the Dornbachstraße that connects with it will also be one-way towards “Im Heidegraben”.

Bus route 42 will be diverted travelling towards the Friedhof and not be stopping at “Im Heidegraben” or “Lorsbachstraße”.  The alternative bus stops are “Glöcknerwiese” (usually served by route 50) and “Camp King” in the Hohemarkstraße.

Part of the Dornbachstraße one-way

The Dornbachstraße will be one-way, travelling northwards, between Im Heidegraben and the Fischbachstraße to allow for the bus stops to be modernised. The buses will, however, continue to travel in both directions and will be stopping at temporary bus stops in front of the houses with numbers 39 and 42.

Bus stop vandalised

A bus stop in the Dornbachstraße was vandalised at 2am in the early hours of New Years Day. A stone was thrown against the glass panel, causing several hundred Euros of damaged. The person who threw the stone then ran off. Police in Oberursel are asking witnesses to call them on 06171 62400.

More cars broken into

Following the reports of taxis that had been broken into, another two cars had their side windows smashed between 2am and 6.30am on Wednesday, 2nd August, 2017.

In a car in the Eisenhammerweg the console in the middle of the vehicle was broken into but nothing was taken.  However the damage is valued at €500.

In the second car in the Dornbachstraße the thieves stole cash and an ec-card from the car, causing €1,000 of damage.

Accident on the Lahnstrasse

An accident on the Lahnstraße on Tuesday, 25th April, 2017 at 6.45 in the evening caused €13,500 worth of damage according to local police.
A Ford Focus with a 40-year-old driver from the Wetteraukreis was driving along the Dornbachstraße towards the “Alte Leipziger-Platz”, and wanted to turn left at the crossing with the Lahnstraße.
An Opel Corsa, driven by a 66-year-old man from Oberursel hat right of way, causing the driver of the Ford Focus to brake.
The 20-year-old-driver of a VW Golf from Friedriedrichsdorf noticed this too late and hit the Focus from behind, pushing it into the path of the Corsa.
Luckily, no-one was hurt.

Lorsbachstraße one-way for 8 weeks

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe water supply in the Lorsbachstraße between the Dornbachstraße and Eichwäldchenweg is being renewed starting on Monday 21st July, 2014.  The work is set to take 8 weeks.

During this time the road will by one-way travelling from the Dornbachstraße towards the Eichwäldchenweg.

The work will take place on the even-numbered side of the road, and at times it may not be possible to take vehicles in and out of drives on that side.

B455 tunnel closed for two nights

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe tunnel on the B455 between Oberursel-Nord and Oberursel-Hohemark will be closed to allow for the lights to be replaced on two nights next week.

On the 14th/15th and 15th/16th April the work will take place between 8pm and 5am.

Traffic from Kronberg or Königstein heading towards the A661 will be diverted along the Hohemarkstraße.  Traffic heading towards those towns will be diverted along the Dornbachstraße.

Multiple break-ins on Friday and Saturday

A number of properties in Oberursel were broken into on Friday, 3rd January and Saturday, 4th January, 2014.

On Friday between 11am and 1.10pm a house in the Dornbachstraße was broken into by smashing the patio door.  Electrical appliances and jewellery were stolen.

The second house to be reported was in the Tilsiter Straße in Weißkirchen, were between 2.30pm and 8pm the patio door was forced out of its frame.  Once again electrical appliances and jewellery were stolen.

On Saturday afternoon between 2pm and 9pm the patio door of a ground floor flat was forced out of its frame in the Hohemarkstraße whilst the occupant was out.  Details of what was stolen are not yet available.

Finally on Saturday afternoon, between 4.30pm and 11pm a house in the Altkönigstraße was broken into by throwing a stone through the glass-patio door to the rear of the property.  Again, the occupants were not at home and are as yet unable to give details of what exactly was stolen.

Police in Oberursel are asking anyone who can help them with their enquiries to call them on 06171 62400.

Accident at the Heidegraben traffic lights

An accident occurred at the corner of “Im Heidegraben” and “Dornbachstraße” on Thursday, 10th October, 2013.

A 39-year-old driving a VW Touran entered the crossing along the Dornbachstraße towards the Lahnstraße, although the traffic lights were set to red.  He collided with a lorry coming from the right which had a green light.  The force of the collision pushed the car against a garden wall with the damage estimated at €11,000.  Both the lorry driver and his passenger were injured and taken to hospital.

Witnesses sought for possible arson attack

Police in Bad Homburg are asking witnesses to came forward after investigations into a fire in Oberursel on 21st December 2012 revealed that it was probably started deliberately.

The fire started at 2.10pm on that afternoon in the Dornbachstraße.  The investigation into the fire found out that the fire was probably caused by a group of youths, one of whom through a lit firework onto the balcony of the flat concerned.

According to one witnesses that have already been spoken to the group was made up of 4 or 5 youths, probably of German origin, 13 to 15 years old and between 150 and 160cm tall.  One of them was a girl with blond hair and wearing a dark jacket and light coloured jeans.  One of the boys was older and taller than the rest, with dark coloured hair and wearing a turquoise or light blue jacked and dark trousers.

The group fled via the Usastraße and it is suspected that they live near the Dornbachcenter and often hang around there.

The fire caused €60,000 of damage.

Anyone who can help with the enquiry is asked to call Bad Homburg police on 06172 1200.

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