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Loose gully cover makes noise 24 hours/day

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 13:07, Thursday 3 October 2019

Sent to Edinburgh City Council 3 minutes later

The metal manhole cover around the corner of Buchanan Street and Dalmeny Street has come loose from its fitting and makes a loud noise every time a car drives over it.

It has been very difficult to get to sleep, work or do anything that requires silence.

I have noticed that similar issues happened in the past, also disturbing citizen's wellbeing in the same manner. https://www.scotsman.com/ news-2-15012/ sleep-shot-to-bits-by-machine-gun-manhole-cover-1-1202529

I have already reported the problem to the City Council one month ago, but the problem persists.

I expect the manhole cover can be fixed and stop making noises.

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  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter; State changed to: Fixed, 13:30, Thursday 31 October 2019

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