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Running surface water and sunken road on Baulk Rd

Reported in the Roads and Highways category by Mrs Sue Scarrott at 20:26, Wed 23 October 2019

Sent to Rutland County Council 4 minutes later

There are 3 different problems. First -a spring is coming up in the middle of the road resulting in a continual stream of water . This will be very icy soon and is eroding the road surface. A proper engineering solution is needed to divert the water away from the raod. Second- there is sunken area of road following work in 2018 to replace water mains. The making good was not adequate. Third - in the summer a road maintenance team filled rutted area on the edge of the road with large loose stones (aggregate). It lasted about 10 days until the next storm - it was washed to the bottom of the hill causing a loose gravel hazard (a danger for motor bikes cyclists in particular).

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate this and respond to you within 10 working days. Updates will be posted on IMPORTANT: To report anything dangerous, please call us on: 01572 722577

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 20:30, Wed 23 October 2019

  • This morning the running water down Baulk Road had turned to black ice. This leak needs to be sorted urgently to avoid a major incident on this hill. We slipped on it this morning walking our dog.

    Posted anonymously at 16:42, Wed 30 October 2019

  • Thank you for your report. Following an internal review of the defect, it has been deemed that no further action is required. Thank you for reporting this matter and this is now closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 13:46, Tue 17 December 2019

  • I'm sorry, but this matter of running water on Baulk Road is far from sorted! There is still a constant stream of water running down the road. Two pot holes were filled last week but this has not stopped the flow of water. My husband and I slipped yet again on black ice yesterday and were warning cars to slow down. Vanessa Squires, Manor Cottage, Bisbrooke

    Posted anonymously at 17:44, Tue 17 December 2019

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