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Pavement overgrown and surface water

Reported via desktop in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 10:12, Sunday 4 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The pavement for the entire stretch from the traffic lights to Steventon railway bridge is unusable due to overgrowth of trees and bushes. 2 cars this morning (1 was definitely deliberately) drove at myself and dog because we were walking in the gutter.

The water across the road remains - coming up for 2 years since it started. I’m aware there is a plan in place but there has to be a temporary solution that can be put in place now - divert the water along the edge of the road/pavement and into nearby drainage ditch?

We had 2 motorcyclists nearly killed last winter when the water froze, please don’t let us get to another frost without some solution.

In addition there are many potholes - one lady last week had 2 burst tyres due to these - in a 60mph zone!

The whole stretch of road is neglected.

Council ref: ENQ21899631

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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 10:13, Sunday 4 July 2021

  • Nothing has been done. Pavement still dangerous. The bank has slipped down onto the pavement narrowing it. The overgrown plants come across the entire pavement forcing pedestrians into the road. There is no street lighting making it very dangerous at night. Someone is going to die if it isn’t sorted.

    Posted anonymously at 10:44, Sunday 1 August 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your report. We have looked at it and found that it was a duplicate of an issue reported by another customer.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:51, Friday 13 August 2021

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