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The bridge is coming apart

Reported in the Road surface category anonymously at 18:57, Mon 4 November 2019

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The bridge on Churchill Avenue near the sled camera is coming apart.

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  • Thank you for your report which is currently under review.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 19:00, Mon 4 November 2019

  • This is what the same section looked like in May 2019 (screenshot taken from Google Street View). It is much worse now. This bridge looks like it is in danger of collapse. Needs URGENT assessment.

    Posted anonymously at 20:58, Mon 4 November 2019

  • I am so worried about this that I have just phoned the Network Rail emergency number and they are going to look at the bridge.

    Posted anonymously at 21:34, Mon 4 November 2019

  • Thank you for your report.

    This has been added to our programme of works. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with a timescale for this work to be carried out, we work on a priority based risk matrix in line with our Highway Inspection Policy and therefore programme times can change due to priority based working.

    Please be assured this is on our list of works to be carried out, we will continue to monitor all defects to ensure the safety of our residents as part of our Highways Inspection Policy which can be accessed via the link below;
    www.buckscc.gov.uk/highwaysinspectionpolicy
    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:01, Tue 5 November 2019

  • I have read the priority categories on your website. Which category has this apparently failing bridge been assigned to? I am concerned there may be an immediate danger of the bridge collapsing, risking the life of road and rail users.

    Posted anonymously at 15:29, Tue 5 November 2019

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