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Waterbuild up on the carriageway

Reported via mobile in the Flooding/drainage (NH) category anonymously at 15:49, Tue 12 September 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4986847.

There is water build up on the third lane heading towards Sheffield on m18 about 100 yards in outside lane my vehicle and several others nearly lost control

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  • Thank you for your email of 12 September 2023 about water build up on the M18. We're sorry to hear you and others where almost involved in an incident and we appreciate you taking the time to contact us about the issue.

    We've checked and can confirm the gulley's in this location will be swept within the next month. We're also going to send our Inspectors to check the drainage asset to make sure there are no other issues causing water build up.

    Thank you again for contacting us. If there is anything we can help you with, please email or telephone our Contact Centre. They’re available 24 hours a day by phone: 0300 123 5000 or by email Alternatively, please visit the National Highways website at

    Kind Regards


    Gemma Ford Business Services Coordinator Business Services Team National Highways |Calder view house | Calder Park | Wakefield | WF2 7UA Web: Follow us on Twitter @HighwaysYORKS and @HighwaysNEast

    Posted by National Highways at 13:36, Fri 22 September 2023

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