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On Rushmere Lane (B4505) at HP5 3QY on near side of road heading towards Bovingdon about 100 yards past the telephone mast and opposite a gated entrance to a field.

Reported in the Blocked drain category by Steve Thorp at 16:50, Thursday 30 July 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The gullies were cleaned over a month ago but where the grass has grown over the kerb by about 9 inches the gully cleaning operatives failed to identify and clean the many of the over grown gullies for a considerable length of Rushmere Lane. When it rains the water remains on the surface of the road and where it accumulates it extends to the white line. As you can imagine this is a hazard for motorists and cyclists alike. Please be aware your map does not show the gullies that have been hidden by the overgrowth, these drain feed into a ditch the runs next to the field on the nearside as you head towards Bovingdon..

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 16:50, Thursday 30 July 2020

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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:40, Friday 31 July 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:41, Friday 31 July 2020

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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:53, Friday 25 September 2020

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