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Road drainage not clearing water away

Reported in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 07:44, Mon 18 November 2019 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council 1 minute later. Council ref: 359303.

The drain outside number 46 does not drain at all and therefore creates a pool which reaches the centre of the road and cars drive through it, sometimes at speed, creating a dangerous situation. The drain outside number 50(approx) 20m further down the road drains very well. This would suggest that there is a blockage in the drainage pipe between the to drain covers. A complete drain unblock is required. This was reported on Ref. 352019 and is now closed. However, this drain is still not draining water and is causing flooding. There is clearly a blockage between the drains outside number 46 and number 50 Mareham Lane, cars are continuing to speed through the standing water, an accident waiting to happen. I have noted all dates when this has been reported and it has still not been rectified. Last year a lady unfortunately passed away following a fall having been soaked by a passing van just a few yards away from this area, I would hate for this to happen again.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our response times for fault reports which is available at https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ highways-faults
    We will contact you again when an update is available.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 07:45, Mon 18 November 2019

  • We need to investigate this report. We will contact you again when an update is available.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:28, Mon 18 November 2019

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised. We will contact you again when a further update is available.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:33, Thu 21 November 2019

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