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Exremely slippery manhole cover in the pavement outside 53 Harrington Road

Reported in the Utlility Covers category anonymously at 14:01, Wed 25 April 2018

Sent to Bristol City Council 3 minutes later

The manhole cover is extremely slippery. I was unaware of this and slipped on it whilst walking my dog (to avoid it would have meant going into the road). I fell down and landed on my back on the low garden wall going around that bend. I have broken ribs, am in extreme pain, on very strong medication and it is affecting my driving and ability to work. Having spoken to neighbours it appears that other people have slipped on this shiny cover, one actually broke his leg, another has damaged a wrist. There could be others. It is extremely dangerous particularly in the wet. It needs to be covered with a non slip surface.

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  • Under investigation.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:11, Thu 17 May 2018

  • This enquiry is now closed. No further action is required.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:53, Wed 8 April 2020

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