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Manhole cover on main A4260 Banbury Road which is either loose or damaged.

Reported via desktop in the Manhole category anonymously at 18:14, Friday 23 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

This manhole cover seems to have sunk into the road surface, probably due to the heavy volume of traffic especially HGVs, buses etc. Every time a vehicle travels over the manhole cover it causes a lot of noise which is especially noticeble during the night. It disturbs sleep and is a constant nuisance. Please can something be done about this,

Council ref: ENQ21901446

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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 18:15, Friday 23 July 2021

  • This manhole cover has been marked for repair for some time i.e. before 23 July. please can it be repaired soon.

    Posted anonymously at 10:22, Friday 30 July 2021

  • Thank you for your report. The cover is actually a BT asset. Our Highways Officer has issued a Section 81 Notice for BT to attend urgently and make a repair.
    The white marks around the cover may well be BT markings not Oxfordshire County Council. Please contact BT direct regarding this issue as they will arrange the repair.
    Thank you.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:43, Tuesday 3 August 2021

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