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Pothole around large 3 piece manhole, manhole and frame now loose and noisy

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 14:12, Saturday 13 January 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

This manhole was installed in the main road A361 opposite Merrivales Lane by BT in early 2017 and was initially problem free. However since the snow in early Dec 2017 the tarmac has come out around the manhole support frame and a pothole has developed. The frame now moves up and down when cars go over it and makes a very loud 'clack clack' noise. The noise is so loud it is clearly audible in the house despite good double glazing and prevents us sleeping, our property is roadside. It is also detrimentally affecting our bed and breakfast business due to the noise.

Council ref: 822824

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:24, Thursday 18 January 2018, and a defect raised

  • We will fix this problem in line with our service standards.

    Once fixed, this page will be updated, and if you've opted to receive notifications an email will be sent. Information about timescales and procedure at http://bit.ly/ 1O2lpUp

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:29, Wednesday 24 January 2018

  • This has got a lot worse, sharp edges of manhole exposed. Will rip a tyre easily - move to URGENT

    Posted by Andrew Barnes at 12:17, Sunday 4 February 2018

  • We will fix this problem in line with our service standards.

    Once fixed, this page will be updated, and if you've opted to receive notifications an email will be sent. Information about timescales and procedure at http://bit.ly/ 1O2lpUp

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:05, Thursday 8 February 2018

  • This problem has been fixed.

    Thank you for your report which has helped us to resolve a potential problem. By reporting online via FixMyStreet you have also helped the council to save time and money.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:56, Friday 9 February 2018

  • This problem has been fixed.

    Thank you for your report which has helped us to resolve a potential problem. By reporting online via FixMyStreet you have also helped the council to save time and money.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:56, Friday 9 February 2018

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