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Trench has sunk causing pothole by bus stop

Reported in the Potholes & road surface category anonymously at 11:08, Saturday 16 May 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2117579.

The trench was made for the streets fibre broadband several months ago and has slowly sunk by the bus stop. Now when busses drive over it the whole ground shakes

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

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    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:09, Saturday 16 May 2020

  • When busses drive quickly along the road, it causes such alarge shaking of our house (number 62) which is directly asjescent to the sunken trench. The glasses on a shelf in our kitchen - to the back of our house - shake every time this happens. I am concerned about the long term damage that may be caused to our house as a result of this trench.

    Posted anonymously at 08:20, Tuesday 19 May 2020

  • We have looked into this issue and found it is not the council's responsibility. We have passed this report to the relevant party to take action.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:58, Friday 29 May 2020

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