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Manhole sunk - foundations need repair

Reported in the Manhole & drain cover damage category anonymously at 12:35, Friday 15 May 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2116760.

BANES - the temporary repair to the surface will not last! The foundations of this manhole have deteriorated due the the heavy traffic , the while thing is loose and will not get better with a dab of tarmac on the surface. ALL traffic leaving Bath passes this point; lorry wheels scrub across the surface as they take this corner, so anything loose just gets wiped away. Local residents are increasingly frustrated and angry about this issue.

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  • Thank you for this report. We will review the details and carry out an inspection of the site if required.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:35, Friday 15 May 2020

  • We've looked into this report and passed the details on to our contractor. They will plan and carry out any work needed. 4 out of 5 issues are updated within 22 working days.

    To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads18

    We'll update this report when the contractor has completed their work.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:35, Monday 18 May 2020

  • The situation is very hard to stand. My flat is literally shaking every time a track passes over this manhole - and the traffic in this crossroad is very intese at any hour of the day. Pleas act as soon as you can and resolve the issue once for all. It will be very much appreciated from all the residents.

    Posted anonymously at 10:06, Friday 22 May 2020

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