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Worn and damaged road.

Reported via desktop in the Cracked or Damaged Road Surface category by Andrew Ashwin at 23:06, Thu 12 August 2021

Sent to Rutland County Council less than a minute later

I reported issues with Wing Road in Manton and had a response saying repairs would be added to the schedule of works. Some yellow indicating paint has been added to various potholes at the top of the road with the junction of Lyndon Road. However, this does not address the issues further down the road at least down to Broccoli Bottom. As I noted in my original report, the road is bare, the bitumen is showing through and sticks to tyres, footwear, and so on and is in addition, a hazard to the numerous horses which use the road. There are also other potholes which are present which do not seem to have been looked at or earmarked for repair. I have taken a number of images to try and highlight the problem but there seems to be a limit as to the number that can be uploaded. It would not be sufficient just to address the potholes at the top of the road (the junction with Lyndon Road) as extremely large haulage vehicles use this road as access to the industrial estate at Station Yard. The road was clearly not built to handle the size of vehicle regulalry using this stretch of road. the potholes further down the road (outside number 12 and Cedar Cottage) are a hazard to horse riders and to cyclists. Yesterday, a cyclist nearly came off their bike when freewheeling down the hill at speed and hit a pothole outside number 12. Horses regulalry slip on the bald road and the road is a danger to both horse and rider.

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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

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 03:54, Sat 14 August 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 08:02, Fri 10 September 2021

  • I reported this issue on 12th August and received the standard reply that it would be investigated in ten days - it is now October 9th and there has been no further response or reply. What is happening to address the problems reported and to avoid potential accidents and danger to pedestrians and cyclists?

    Posted by Andrew Ashwin at 09:18, Sat 9 October 2021

  • We have assessed your report and the repair of this defect has been added to our programme of works.¬†IMPORTANT: To report anything dangerous, please call us on: 01572 722577

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 22:54, Wed 27 October 2021

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