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Loose manhole on A49

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 15:42, Tue 1 December 2020

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Loose manhole on A49 opposite the property of 'Greenfields', SY6 6LU.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    We have passed your report regarding the loose manhole on the A49 to our local inspector who will review the issue as part of their next safety check.

    We aim to provide a further update no later than 14 December.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 11:41, Wed 2 December 2020

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    We are aware of the loose manhole you have mentioned.

    Our inspector has reviewed this issue recently and found that this manhole is an asset owned by BT. Our inspector has reported these to BT and raised section 81’s with them through our control room. A Section 81 is when a undertaker having apparatus/ asset on a road shall secure that this is maintained to reasonable satisfaction.

    We will continue to review this and will arrange any required work if the situation changes.

    If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at: • 0300 123 5000

    • info@highwaysengland.co.uk

    Please quote 21791969 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 11:44, Wed 16 December 2020

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