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Entrance to Network Rail Depot, Great Brickhill Road, Soulbury, Bucks.

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 19:31, Thursday 7 January 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The metal grid is exposed. Years ago a similar thing happened the other side of Soulbury and I accidentally drove over, the corner bursting my tyre and ruining my rim. I claimed but was told I was not eligible for compensation because you did not know about it. Therefore, as I drive passed this drain twice a day I usually drive around it but sometimes traffic forces me over it. Now you know, if I burst a tyre and ruin another rim, I rather hope I will be reimbursed for the damage. I learned the hard way, sadly.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 19:31, Thursday 7 January 2021

  • Thank you for your report; the repair has been added to our programme of works.
    Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with a timescale for this work to be carried out as we programme the work on a priority basis (in line with our Highway Inspection Policy). This does mean that sometimes planned programme times may need to be changed due to priority based working.
    Please be assured this problem is on our list of works to be carried out. We will continue to monitor all defects to ensure the safety of our residents as part of our Highways Inspection Policy which can be accessed via the link below:
    www.buckscc.gov.uk/highwaysinspectionpolicy
    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:46, Monday 11 January 2021

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