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5 inch raised man hole

Reported in the Manhole category anonymously at 00:07, Saturday 16 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later. Council ref: 1848778.

Going through curbridge after work around 10pm Thursday night doing the speed limit of 30mph for which was sign posted as the legal limit.

They are resurfacing the road for which they have skimmed the road to be relayed but have left the road with all the man holes and drain covers to be raised and at night they are not visible or marked.

I hit the raised cover at 30mph and I has badly damaged my front wheel creating a C cup damage as shown in the pictures all so damaging the back wheel too and splitting both tyres, I have only had the car from new for 6 months so as you can imagine I'm not very happy.

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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 00:11, Saturday 16 November 2019

  • Thank you for your report. We have assessed it and found there is clear signage to make road users aware that the ironworks is raised.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 07:53, Tuesday 19 November 2019

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