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Disruptive loud noise as vehicles drive over manhole

Reported via mobile in the Loose/rattling cover/ironwork category anonymously at 19:44, Tuesday 20 February 2024

Sent to Gloucestershire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5606893.

Previously reported in 2023 and was dismissed or closed as non-urgent. However, this issue persists and has recently worsened since the road works were completed in late January/early February 2024. Very loud and highly irritating.

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  • Thank you for reporting this issue. It has now been logged.

    Should the issue pose an immediate danger to public safety such as:-
    •Objects on the highway network (i.e. a fallen tree)
    •Faulty temporary or permanent traffic lights (i.e. stuck on red)
    •Exposed cables
    •Multiple street lighting faults
    •Flooded roads
    •Potholes over 75mm deep •Manhole/Metal Cover (i.e. missing or dangerous) please call our emergency number 08000 514 514.

    We will provide you with an update within ten working days, however, our aim is to keep you informed of progress within five working days, whenever possible.
    Highways Customer Services Team Gloucestershire Highways

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 19:44, Tuesday 20 February 2024

  • This report has now been passed to the Highways team for assessment.

    If repair work is required, it will either be classed as urgent or will be put into a planned programme of works to ensure it is repaired as efficiently as possible.

    In some cases a temporary repair will be needed, to make the area safe, then engineers will return to make a permanent repair.

    An update on the issue will be provided.

    On our website you can find out about planned work to maintain and improve Gloucestershire's streets by visiting www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways.

    Thank you,

    Highways Customer Services Team,
    Gloucestershire Highways

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 12:00, Wednesday 21 February 2024

  • An inspection of this issue has been carried out.

    It does not currently meet our criteria for an urgent repair but we will monitor the issue in our routine inspections.

    We would appreciate it if you could let us know if the situation deteriorates unexpectedly.

    You can find out more about our planned maintenance works at gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways.

    For detailed information about council inspections and repairs, that are carried out within national guidelines, please see the Highway Safety Inspection Policy by visiting www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/plans-policies-procedures-and-manuals/highways-policy-and-guidance-documents.

    Thank you,

    Highways Customer Services Team,
    Gloucestershire Highways

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 13:47, Wednesday 21 February 2024

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