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Excessive mud collecting due to poor drainage and public works leaving side covered in mud

Reported via desktop in the Problem with drainage category anonymously at 12:09, Saturday 30 March 2024 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Gloucestershire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5784726.

Top horizontal part of path CDU28 affected part leading form Fort Lane. It is covered in mud, creating danger of slipping/falling to pedestrians due to poor drainage. mud is washed down form road and banks and sits in the lowest part of the path. A drainage cut/ditch needs to be cut to drain water and mud through lower bank onto on to adjacent road/dead end. Also Telephone/Electricity post on corner of path, as it bends and goes down hill to meet the top of Henlow Drive was replaced by contractor 1 year + ago and they left the earth all over the path and it is still there and was not removed last time your team came to cut back over grown bushes, brambles and nettles, this is even more dangerous at the bend and start of slope.

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    Highways Customer Services Team Gloucestershire Highways

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 12:10, Saturday 30 March 2024

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    Highways Customer Services Team,
    Gloucestershire Highways

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 10:08, Thursday 4 April 2024

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 13:20, Friday 3 May 2024

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