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Manhole cover sinking inside frame

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 11:55, Thursday 26 August 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

I do not know how far the cover can sink before falling in completely but this one is getting lower and lower. The manhole is in the centre of the A36 road on the West side of the reduced width rail bridge

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning the manhole cover.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 10/09/21.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 12:13, Friday 27 August 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England regarding the sinking manhole cover on the A36.

    The responsibility for this issue sit with Wessex Water and we've previously reported this to them. We've now brought this to their attention again and asked them to repair it as soon as possible.

    Thank you,

    Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by National Highways at 07:20, Friday 10 September 2021

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