You can move around with your keyboard
Drop pin on the map to start a new report
Press space again to adjust the location
Start new report here Reposition report here
Back to all reports

Surface Water on M5 this morning

Reported via desktop in the Flooding/drainage (NH) category anonymously at 12:48, Wed 11 May 2022

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 3518244.

Just starting to overtake a multi-wheel truck we were confronted by a "wall" of water thrown up by wheels which necessitated braking as visibility was totally obscured. Thankfully no incident occurred but this situation is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. Please inspect and fix.

RSS feed of updates to this problem Receive email when updates are left on this problem.


  • Thank you for contacting National Highways concerning surface water.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 24/05/22.

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

    Kind regards

    National Highways

    Posted by National Highways at 07:29, Thu 12 May 2022

  • Thank you for your report about standing water on the M5,

    We have raised this with our inspectors who reviewed the issue and has passed it on to our maintenance team.

    Although we always try to respond to these reports in the quickest time possible, we would ask that anything of a safety critical nature be raised with our Customer Contact Centre directly. They are available 24 hours a day, on 0300 123 5000. This will ensure we process any such report as soon as it is received.

    Kind regards,

    National Highways

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by National Highways at 13:17, Mon 23 May 2022

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.