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Road drain blocked causing flooding in heavy rain

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 12:14, Sunday 12 March 2023

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The road drain at the junction of Stoke Row road and Stevens lane is blocked with mud. Rain water has nowhere to go so it floods the road endangering vehicles and closing the Stoke Row road to pedestrians. As I have reported and requested many times before the road drainage ditches need clearing out to stop the flooding. However on spite of all the road and fuel taxes paid by the public nothing gets done.

Council ref: ENQ23951146

Asset ID: 290762882

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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 12:15, Sunday 12 March 2023

  • This problem has NOT BEEN FIXED. The road is flooded today ans I write and closed to pedestrians. The ditches need to be dug out by a mechanical digger, does OCC roads have such a machine? The level of service and attention this road receives from OCC is disgusting.

    Posted anonymously at 20:56, Tuesday 11 April 2023

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. The gully issue/blockage has been investigated and will be included in our forthcoming gully cleansing programme.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:00, Thursday 8 June 2023

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