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Hole in road with spring water coming out of it after rainfall

Reported via desktop in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 14:56, Monday 5 October 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Hi guys. When it rains a perched aquifer spring issues out from under the road surface at a small pothole. The water then covers both sides of the road and runs down the road southwards for 30+ metres. The water on the road pools and becomes dangerous to drive over and will be really hazardous in winter when the water freezes.

There is a ditch to the site of the road but the ditch is not full or blocked the water is quite clearly coming from beneath the road.

Filling in the pothole will not solve the problem.

Council ref: ENQ20877739

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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 14:56, Monday 5 October 2020

  • I've taken some pictures so you can see the problem.

    Posted anonymously at 08:51, Tuesday 6 October 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:15, Tuesday 3 November 2020

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