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Unsafe top surface

Reported in the Bridge or Structure category anonymously at 21:35, Tuesday 21 April 2020

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council 5 minutes later. Council ref: 370741.

The platform between the 2 sets of steps on the railway bridge opposite Lucknow Lane side is not safe. Today I stood on the top of the bigger set of steps, on the edge (looking down) and I wobbled forward. Looking down underneath the top sheet has rotten wood which is making it unstable underneath. The top has become loose tilting me forward. In the middle picture I had pushed the top sheet back into place trying to make it safer, but you can see it's still not in place and safe. I think at the very least it needs the top sheet repairing by screwing into place, but the underneath rotten wood should also be properly addressed.

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  • Thank you for reporting this issue. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we may not be able to meet our usual response times. We are doing everything we can to maintain resource levels to provide your highways service. Thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 21:40, Tuesday 21 April 2020

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:03, Wednesday 22 April 2020

  • We have carried out an initial assessment, but a more detailed investigation is required. We will provide a further update when this has been completed. We are sorry that during the COVID-19 pandemic situation we may take longer to respond than normal. Thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:32, Wednesday 22 April 2020

  • Network Rail are responsible for this issue. We have reported this to them on your behalf and asked them to investigate. Please contact them directly at https://www.networkrail.co.uk/ communities/ contact-us/ if you require any further information. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:03, Friday 24 April 2020

  • State changed to: No further action

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 14:33, Wednesday 29 April 2020

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