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Blocked drain leading to flooded road

Reported via mobile in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 12:16, Thu 8 October 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

I’ve reported this problem twice before, most recently last week to which I received a reply saying the incident was closed as the road was flooded due to the heavy rain. I’ve attached a photo of the blocked drain to illustrate exactly why the water won’t drain away - due to a blocked drain as reported. There is no yellow pin on the map for the drain but as it’s at the side of the road, presumably it’s the council’s responsibility?? It’s at Swan Bottom crossroads by the field with a 5 bar gate.

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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 12:16, Thu 8 October 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 11:19, Wed 14 October 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:04, Wed 14 October 2020

  • This has STILL not been cleared and the road is covered in stone and mud debris as the drain is blocked.

    Posted anonymously at 12:55, Thu 5 November 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • STILL not fixed two months later

    Posted anonymously at 13:12, Thu 3 December 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

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