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Roadway still completely flooded after 5 weeks and a forecast of rain for the next two weeks.

Reported in the Damaged dyke, ditch or culvert category anonymously at 09:40, Tue 5 November 2019

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council 4 minutes later. Council ref: 358319.

This LCC continues to allow the dangerous use of this heavily flooded lane. The flood waters have now removed the entire length of verge protecting vehicles from driving into the adjoining dykes (which remain unseen under the deep water). The roadside verge protection markers have also all been washed away. The flood waters are carried along the lane by the traffic for a distance of up to half a mile which when the first frosts arrive will leave this lane as a lethal to use highway. The lane should be immediately closed until a larger diameter culvert is installed.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our response times for fault reports which is available at https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ highways-faults
    We will contact you again when an update is available.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:45, Tue 5 November 2019

  • We need to investigate this report. We will contact you again when an update is available.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:25, Wed 27 November 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:09, Tue 3 December 2019

  • The local Internal Drainage Board are involved in trying to help resolve this issue. The repair works will hopefully begin later this year. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:05, Friday 3 April 2020

  • The local Witham Third Internal Drainage Board engineer has examined this flooding problem and has decided that the issue is with the LCC culvert and as such the Highways engineers are responsible for providing a satisfactory culvert to prevent further floodin of the local area and my home.

    Posted by Colin Budge at 18:09, Saturday 4 April 2020

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