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Drain covers still sinking

Reported via desktop in the Utlility Covers category anonymously at 12:38, Thursday 25 March 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

Work was carried out in early to mid March for drain covers on road side where traffic is going from west to east. The works removed the tarmac from around the drains and then poured concrette to try and stop the ground from giving way.

This only worked for a week and then after various HGVs have gone over it, one of the drains has now started to sink again causing the housing nearby to shake when they go over it at speed, earth quake simulator 2021, 2020 was bad enough.

Why they didn't choose to re-inforce the area around the drains I do not know as just pooring concrette alone will not fix the problem. Maybe moving the drains to the pavement which is a metre away would fix this issue once and for all.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:38, Thursday 25 March 2021

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:46, Thursday 25 March 2021

  • Road surface has only gotten worse and is a lot more uneven. HGVs delivering to Asda and various other locations when hitting this part of the road, causes the housing to shake. During the night, some trucks are hitting this at 30mph+ it feels, and the house rattles as if its an earth quake, this is now disrupting sleep.

    Posted anonymously at 18:08, Tuesday 18 May 2021

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 18:08, Tuesday 18 May 2021

  • Now cement mixing trucks are going over this, along with all the HGV, its like living in Los Angeles now the house is shaking more and more.

    Posted anonymously at 13:24, Thursday 27 May 2021

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:24, Thursday 27 May 2021

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