Königsteiner Straße closed

The Königsteiner Straße (K772) will be closed between 9am on Monday, 9th October and 3.30pm on Tuesday, 10th October, 2017, to allow for tree-felling to take place.

Speed trap on the Königsteiner Straße

Local police set up a speed trap last week on Friday, 5th December, 2014 between 6.55pm and 9.55pm on the Königsteiner Straße (K772) to check cars travelling out of the town on a stretch of road where only 70km/h is permitted.

Of the 200 vehicles that passed, 21 were travelling too fast.

However one car was travelling at 206km/h, meaning that the driver can expect a 3 month ban from driving, a 600 Euro fine and 2 points on their license.


Crash during U-Turn on the Königsteiner Straße

A 74-year-old driving an Audi A1 crashed attempting to make a U-Turn on the Königsteiner Straße (K772) on Tuesday, 7th January, 2014 at around 2pm.

They were heading from Königstein towards Oberursel when they turned off into the Königsteiner Straße and then tried to turn around to return to the B455.  However the driver oversaw the traffic island and hit one of the roadsigns causing €3,000 of damage.

Driver seriously hurt and Stone Cross damaged

A 71-year-old from Frankfurt was driving along the Königsteiner Straße (K772) from the B455 heading towards Oberursel in her VW Golf on Sunday, 22nd September, 2013, when for some unknown reason she came off the road at the “Heidekrug” and headed into the ditch.

Here she collided with a statue on a sandstone plinth known as the “Signorino Cross”.  The force of the collision caused considerable damage to the cross and parts of the plinth hit a nearby parked car.

Both cars were damaged so much, that neither were able to be driven after the accident and the damage is estimated at €30,000.

The driver of the VW Golf was seriously injured and was taken to the hospital in Bad Homburg for treatment.  The fire brigade were called to deal with petrol which was leaking from her car.

Road between Oberursel and Kronberg to be closed for 5 weeks

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaStarting on Monday, 24th September, 2012 the L3015 road between Kronberg and Oberursel will be closed until the end of October to allow the asphalt to be removed and a new road surface to be installed.

During this time the road will be closed in five segments between Oberhöchstadt and the “Waldsiedlung”, and although the road is closed to through traffic, local traffic will be able to use the individual segments once they are finished.

Anyone travelling from Kronberg to Oberursel will be diverted via the main B455 road, in the other direction the diversion out of Oberursel will first run along the K772 (Königsteiner Straße) before joining the B455.  The diversions will be signposted.

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