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Tarmac washed out around grid as not emptied and water flowing down road all winter.

Reported in the Potholes category anonymously at 15:04, Wednesday 5 April 2017

Sent to Lancashire County Council 1 minute later

Last year council did a great job draining the road with a new grid. It soon filled up with water and was not emptied. It has overflowed all winter. Now tarmac is washed out around the grid in chunks.making a bigger dangerous hole each day. Vehicles are driving through it....springs tyres ???

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:42, Wednesday 3 May 2017

  • The washed out tarmac has been replaced which is good. However the water continues to run down and the drain is still full, not emptied so the water does not go down it, and will wash the tarmac out again when there is continuous heavy rain. The drain needs emptying to solve the problem.

    Posted anonymously at 16:42, Wednesday 3 May 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:08, Tuesday 20 June 2017

  • As stated the problem was half fixed. The grate is still totally filled with stuff, so when it rains copious amounts of water run OVER it and collect in the road dip, when the other grate becomes blocked by stuff also. I clear this whenever I pass. Eventually the new tarmac will wash out again.

    Posted anonymously at 19:08, Tuesday 20 June 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:35, Wednesday 19 July 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 18:05, Thursday 17 August 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 18:57, Thursday 21 September 2017

  • I walked past today and cleared the usual grid. The problem one was still totally blocked with water over it and then flowing across the road.

    Posted anonymously at 18:57, Thursday 21 September 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 18:21, Friday 20 October 2017

  • Water is running across the road most of the time at present. If it freezes in winter it will become dangerous for cars and walkers, The drain remains blocked with debris hence all the water.

    Posted anonymously at 18:21, Friday 20 October 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:45, Friday 17 November 2017

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