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Sunken drain cover on A417 just before the 40mph speed warning sign.

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 13:35, Tuesday 12 February 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

Pretty sure I've reported this before, quite some time ago. Problem has since got a whole lot worse.

As per subject header, there is a collapsed or sunken drain cover on the A417, just prior to the 40 mph illuminated warning sign. Got to be more than 8" deep, and nearly a foot in diameter.

Council ref: ENQ19826462

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  • 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 13:40, Tuesday 12 February 2019

  • Hopefully a couple of pictures paints a 1000 words?

    Posted anonymously at 19:47, Saturday 16 February 2019

  • 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 14:46, Friday 22 February 2019

  • One month later, and still nothing has been done. Why am I not surprised!!!

    Posted anonymously at 02:19, Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:48, Friday 15 March 2019

  • How can you CLAIM this has been FIXED, when you have absolutely nothing?????? The sunken drain is STILL THERE!!!!!

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 20:19, Sunday 17 March 2019

  • Waiting for this to be fixed, is like waiting for a kettle to boil!!!

    Posted anonymously at 02:14, Thursday 11 April 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Unbelievable!!!!

    Reported in February, but has also been reported on a previous and earlier occasion too.

    We're now in MAY (3 months on), and still nothing has been done apart from some marker paint sprayed around it some weeks ago.

    Posted anonymously at 19:47, Sunday 12 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • It's now June,

    Hazell & Jefferies have redressed the road with loose chippings. Sorry, bodged it.

    As well as not rectifying the drain reported above, H&J have also tarred and chipped over several potholes along this stretch of road without first filling in the potholes!!!

    Posted anonymously at 20:10, Sunday 2 June 2019

  • Unbelievable as it seems, someone has finally fixed it.

    I note though that it is no longer a drain as someone has deposited a large helping of tar over it, completely removing the drain. Let's hope that there are still enough drains remaining to prevent flooding!!!!

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 20:04, Sunday 9 June 2019

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