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Path outside 75-93 Newark Road, North Hykeham

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 19:48, Monday 20 November 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 479633.

There is gas mains works currently being undertaken along Newark road. In each of the excavations there are what appears to be blocked and broken highways drain pipes. The drains fail to remove water from the road in this location and have failed to remove water for some time. It would be prudent to investigate whilst the gas main is being being replaced as there is already access to the drain under the pavement.

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

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 19:49, Monday 20 November 2023

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 07:19, Tuesday 21 November 2023

  • Why have we closed this report? We cleaned this areas drains in the last year and our last inspection showed that they are working well. It’s worth noting though that at times of extreme weather even well-maintained drains like these can be overwhelmed. If the problem happens again but in less extreme conditions then please report this to us and we will investigate the issue again. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:24, Wednesday 22 November 2023

  • Added photo showing damaged pipes.

    Posted anonymously at 10:29, Wednesday 22 November 2023

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