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Heavy Rain, Poor Visibility, Water on the road

Reported via mobile in the Flooding/drainage category anonymously at 20:44, Saturday 21 August 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

The rain is very heavy through large parts of the M4 Westbound. Past Bristol.

Our Car Aquaplaned.

There are no speed restrictions.

Lots of water laying on the road and it's next to impossible to see

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning the weather conditions.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 06/09/21.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 13:57, Tuesday 24 August 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England about surface water on the M4 Westbound past Bristol.

    We've had a look into your enquiry and cannot find any log of surface water in this specific location. However we were aware of surface water presence in other areas on this night. When we receive reports of surface we set signs to say ‘surface water slow down’, but don’t put on a speed restriction.

    We've passed this to our drainage team to look into this location.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by National Highways at 13:57, Monday 6 September 2021

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