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Manhole cover discharging water at a high rate causing flooding on Gailey Lea Lane

Reported via desktop in the Flooding/drainage category anonymously at 13:11, Wednesday 27 January 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Please re- inspect and arrange potential jetting of the system. We believe the manhole cover is connected to the drainage system along the A5

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    We have passed your report regarding flooding 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 9 February.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 10:51, Thursday 28 January 2021

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we looked into your report. We've investigated this and checked on our systems. We believe this to be a local authority issue as this asset sits out of our boundary line. Please redirect your enquiry to Staffordshire County Council. If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at: • 0300 123 5000


    Please quote 21833560 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 09:29, Wednesday 10 February 2021

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