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Loose and proud drain cover. Very dangerous for cyclists and cars

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 14:00, Tue 17 December 2019 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 6 minutes later. Council ref: 1892863.

Not sure how long the problem has existed. To get to the dangerous state it’s in it must be a while

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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 14:06, Tue 17 December 2019

  • This will now be the 3rd time this has happened and reported Every time it’s getting worse. Why don’t you just repaired it properly.

    Posted anonymously at 19:22, Wed 18 December 2019

  • This is getting worse.

    Posted anonymously at 10:27, Sat 21 December 2019

  • Please, please fix this problem. It is getting difficult to sleep because of the noise it makes. It would only take half an hour tops to put some tarmac around it.

    Posted anonymously at 15:55, Sun 29 December 2019

  • This is so bad now it is waking my daughters when buses hit this drain.

    Posted anonymously at 18:07, Sun 29 December 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:09, Thursday 2 January 2020

  • Thank you for putting some tarmac around the damaged area today 2nd Jan but this has not stopped the loose cover rattling. Please please help stop this noise. It means we cannot sleep. It is so loud!

    Posted anonymously at 17:19, Thursday 2 January 2020

  • This has finally been repaired thank you. However you will be repairing this within 3months. The repair has left the grate lower than the main rd. so every bus coming in each direction hits the grate. So every car bus and lorry will now drop onto the iron grate and this will fail again. Also the repair around the grate is poor.

    Posted anonymously at 18:21, Thursday 2 January 2020

  • PLEASE send a team out to fix the drain cover. It is affecting my mental health. It is making a loud noise every 10 seconds. It’s akin to being tortured. No I’m not joking or being dramatic. I am unable to sleep because of this. I spoke to someone on 14th January who said they were send someone to fix it. If you can’t can you please put a barrier round it to stop it being run over.

    Posted anonymously at 08:28, Friday 17 January 2020

  • This is still not fixed. The repair has been too place two large traffics on the grate. Which cars and buses have now hit.

    Posted anonymously at 10:25, Saturday 25 January 2020

  • This is disgusting that this has been left in this condition. The repair was to use 3 traffic cones. Which have now been smashed to bits by the buses. The sand bag which was there has now caused a flood.

    The area around the grate is already falling apart.

    Posted anonymously at 15:19, Sunday 16 February 2020

  • 8.3.20 no repair yet carried out. There are now two other potholes in Old Rd, one outside no112. This drain problem outside n0 102 and then near the bus stop on Old Rd, outside the Nuffield Hospital, this is a large hole and a problem for the buses as well as motorists. Action needs to be taken.

    Posted anonymously at 16:47, Sunday 8 March 2020

  • The constant flooding of this Rd from the corner of tur up hall drive. Which has been reported but no action has taken place. Also the amount of busses are destroying this Rd. There are now several pot holes and soon a cyclist or car will hit them.

    Posted anonymously at 20:06, Sunday 8 March 2020

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:17, Tuesday 10 March 2020

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