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Drain outside no. 5a South Street

Reported in the Ditch issue category anonymously at 12:54, Wed 22 July 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The drain outside house no. 5a South Street needs to be assessed. It would be ideal if some sort of lining could be placed between the drain lid and hole. The drain is not flush with the road and so when cars and trucks drive over the drain, it not only makes a load noise, it also creates a vibration throughout the house our cottage due to the car tyres hitting the drain at excessive force.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:54, Wed 22 July 2020

  • I have just monitored a couple cars driving past and it seems it is not the drain that is the issue, but rather a ditch right next to the drain causing the noise and vibrations when tyres hit it.

    Posted anonymously at 13:28, Wed 22 July 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 10:14, Wed 29 July 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 10:15, Wed 29 July 2020

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