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Road routinely floods (multiple times per year) after heavy rain

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 12:14, Wednesday 13 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

The road at this point dips to be lower than the bridge which crosses the River Swere. In heavy rain, the road routinely floods, which, combined with the de facto unsurfaced carriageway (the surfaced carriageway at this point is single-lane width, with an inpromptu unsurfaced passing place) leads to large quantities of mud and debris on the carriageway. This needs proper rectification: raising the level of the carriageway so that it does not become a ford in wet weather, and metalling the de facto passing place to provide a metalled carriageway sufficiently wide for traffic to pass without damaging the verges.

Council ref: ENQ19847494

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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 12:16, Wednesday 13 November 2019

  • Thank you for your report. i have arranged for some grips to be installed in this location to take excess water off the carriageway. This road is inspected on a six monthly basis and will be monitored accordingly.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:38, Friday 22 November 2019

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