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On westbound verge, in line with field boundary and old utility trench reinstatements beneath surface dressing on the carriageway.

Reported via desktop in the Manhole/drain cover on pavement/verge category anonymously at 17:29, Fri 26 May 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 460388.

Appears to be a very old chamber with remnants of totally disintegrated cast iron cover to one side, very overgrown and obscured by vegetation. Likely a redundant water service chamber, given the close proximity of another more modern chamber. Although unlikely to be encountered by people, very dangerous to anyone who is working on the verge, including me!

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with a manhole or drain cover. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about pavement maintenance on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 17:29, Fri 26 May 2023

  • Just to let you know this issue has turned out to be more complicated than we first thought. We need to take this on for more investigation. We will let you know the situation as soon as we can. Thanks for bearing with us.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 14:59, Wed 7 June 2023

  • We are sorry but we are not taking immediate action with this report. A Highways Officer parked up and walked 200-300 metres on one side, after the recent grass cutting and unfortunately was unable to find anything. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:58, Tue 20 June 2023

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