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Manhole/drain cover on road/cycleway problem

Reported via Open311 in the Manhole/drain cover on road/cycleway category by Customer Services at 09:06, Tue 1 March 2022

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 4172048.

CW IW Raised 40mm>

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:06, Tue 1 March 2022

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:44, Tue 1 March 2022

  • We are sorry we are not taking further action on this enquiry at this time. An officer has already assessed the recent drainage cleansing report whilst also visiting the location. All drainage pipes and gullies are now proved to be running to capacity with the likely cause of the flooding thought to be the level of the bed in the adjacent water course which is at or exceeding the current outfall pipe level under the footbridge. A brief has been drawn up regarding the flooding which has now been forwarded to the relevant highways manager who will consider proposals to provide improved drainage infrastructure at the location within future highway maintenance work programs. The Internal Drainage Board may also be consulted to ascertain whether the existing maintenance of the watercourse is adequate or not. We are afraid that no timescales can be provided at this time for any such improvement work which is fully dependent upon resource and priorities across the County as a whole. Please be aware that all roads are inspected for safety and condition at a frequency in accordance with Council policy. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:30, Fri 4 March 2022

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