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Road surface around recently repaired manhole cracked and loose

Reported in the Road surface category anonymously at 17:15, Wednesday 4 March 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

This is outside 16 West Street in the carriageway towards Brackley This manhole surround was only repaired a few weeks ago and the surface has already failed. The original damage was there for many months before it was fixed If the surface gives way there will be serious risk of damage to vehicles and injury to the public

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 17:20, Wednesday 4 March 2020

  • This surface was only repaired in late January, the road surface around the manhole has now given way on one side, the newly laid tarmac has gone. The metal cover is now rocking and the noise is once again intrusive. If this manhole gives way (as seems likely if not fixed v soon) there is risk of serious damage or injury.This section of the road borders a very narrow stretch of pavement which is also in a collapsed state.

    Posted anonymously at 14:48, Saturday 7 March 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:51, Monday 16 March 2020

  • Thank you for your report.

    We have recorded it and will consider it when we are planning future works in the area. Please note 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.
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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:51, Monday 16 March 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:54, Wednesday 1 April 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:37, Wednesday 29 April 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 21:13, Wednesday 27 May 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 21:36, Wednesday 24 June 2020

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