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Flooded underpass

Reported via mobile in the Flooding/drainage category anonymously at 17:45, Friday 9 July 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Cannot access Capel St Mary from direction of Ipswich due to road under A12 submerged in water for 5th time in 2 weeks

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    We are aware of the disruption the flooding has caused, and our contractor has been investigating the reasons why the pump did not work as it should have. An intermittent fault with wiring in the terminal box has been identified as the probable cause and a fix has now been made. This fault appeared to cause the failure of the pumps to engage. Although tests show the pump is now working correctly, in order to ensure there are no future reoccurrences of the failure, we will be arranging to replace the junction box and any older wiring as a priority.

    Kind Regards Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted anonymously at 11:01, Thursday 15 July 2021

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