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Sloppy removal of pebbles after resrfacing

Reported via iOS in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 15:21, Thu 12 July 2018

Sent to Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

Following the road resurfacing across the Marston area pebbles were spread on the last stage to reinforce the road surfacing. Those pebbles were to be swept away after a few days of the final stage but this last job has been done very sloppily resulting in a high volume of pebbles remaining not only on the roads but also on the footpaths. These still need to be swept away properly. The whole footpaths are getting damaged by these pebbles and the risk of skidding on the road remains, not counting the risk for young cyclist (Children), It still need sweeping (footpaths and roads) in all places were it was resurfaced with pebbles on the last stage.

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. Oxford Direct Services Highways & Engineering department & the Contractor are aware of this, but due to the persistent hot weather the binder is still ply able and the chippings are still re-bedding themselves in, therefore if the contractor carries out a sweep it will pull off the chippings and cause more damage. Therefore we are just waiting for the cooler weather to complete the sweeping element of the works.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:06, Fri 13 July 2018

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 08:28, Wed 15 August 2018

  • The issue remains. The street and footpaths still need to be brushed/bloomed in a major part of the re-surfaced areas.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 14:49, Thu 16 August 2018

  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:32, Tue 21 August 2018

  • State changed to: No further action

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:25, Wed 29 August 2018

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