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Defective reinstatement works around manhole cover

Reported in the Carriageway Defect category anonymously at 07:58, Wed 25 July 2018

Sent to Oxford City Council 1 minute later

Following works to new properties, the reinstatement of the carriageway around a manhole cover is of particularly poor quality and is sinking almost daily leading to a significant chance of causing serious injury to cyclists and damage to vehicles

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This has now been inspected and found the be the responsibility of Virgin Media. This has been reported to Virgin Media for them to attend to fix.

    Posted by Highways at 14:38, Wed 25 July 2018

  • Roading sinking more today, almost fell of my bike again, Defect cause by utilty company digging up road road for new flat and they have not filled it in correctly

    Posted by David Lestrade at 16:37, Thu 26 July 2018

  • Seems to be fixed Still a bodge job that will need to be done again on a few weeks

    Posted by David Lestrade at 11:17, Fri 27 July 2018

  • The problem was fixed but is now starting to crack due to poor workmanship please investigate

    Posted by David Lestrade at 14:28, Tue 28 August 2018

  • Problem reported again under another case. Utilities company contacted again by council about 2 weeks ago but nothing happened. Road is cracking and fills with water when it rains. Additionally this pothole around the manhole cover and the trench dug across the road by another company are violently shaking houses.

    Posted anonymously at 14:44, Wed 24 October 2018

  • For clarification: Vehicles going over the poor work in the road, are bumping when they go over the pothole and the houses next to them are shaking violently when this happens (about about 2 minutes or more at peak times). The entire of my house and next door, shakes violently and I'm concerned about noise and damage to my property as well as the services running under the road and the vehicles going over the holes. The trench issue is because the filling for the trench isn't level with the road so there's a sudden dip. This means each vehicle causes 2 shakes for both sets of wheels.

    Posted anonymously at 14:48, Wed 24 October 2018

  • Photos attached

    Posted anonymously at 14:57, Wed 24 October 2018

  • Works now completed

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 11:42, Monday 3 May 2021

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