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Blocked/ineffective drainage

Reported via Android in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 17:47, Wednesday 16 March 2022

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Moderate to heavy rainfall results in significant pooling at the junction of Trinity Avenue and Weathered Road - as evidenced today. Your recent works to clear drains and gulleys has improved things elsewhere, so thanks for this. However this junction, virtually at the gates of the local Primary School, results in significant pooling and obscuring of the junction.

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  • Thank you for your report regarding a drainage issue, which has been passed to the Local Area Technician to investigate.

    We know that an important part of any road network is the drainage system which is designed to carry water away from the road surface. Even when a gully is clean and well maintained it will only cope with a certain volume of water at one time, a sudden and heavy downpour can still cause flooding especially if the road is in a low lying area.

    The Local Area Technician will carry out an inspection within 10 days and order a repair if required.

    IMPORTANT: If you consider this to be dangerous or an emergency, please call us on 0300 131 6000
    Otherwise, by submitting the report online we will deal with it in line with our agreed timescales.

    Regards
    Buckinghamshire Council

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 17:47, Wednesday 16 March 2022

  • Thank you for your report.
    We have inspected the defect and will aim to repair within 6-8 weeks.

    We will continue to monitor this in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

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    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 02:28, Thursday 17 March 2022

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