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Outside Shell garage on Penn Road by the crossing point

Reported in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 12:24, Sat 18 April 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

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Drain seems to be blocked causing a flood. Anyone waiting to cross the road gets soaked by padding vehicles driving through the water

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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:25, Sat 18 April 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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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:31, Wed 22 April 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:32, Wed 22 April 2020

  • The drain is still blocked with leaves and other tree/green debris so that when it does rain, water will not freely run away into the drain.

    Posted anonymously at 20:14, Sat 16 May 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • There are still twigs and greenery in the drain which prevent rain water from running away as it should

    Posted anonymously at 20:31, Sat 13 June 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Drain is still blocked causing a puddle to form when it rains which becomes a larger puddle after a downpour.

    Posted anonymously at 21:01, Sat 11 July 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Drain still blocked so puddle forms at every rainfall causing passing cars to splash those waiting to cross the road at this designated point.

    Posted anonymously at 10:01, Wed 19 August 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

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