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Speed bump out side 43 Ivel Road

Reported via mobile in the Road Surface category anonymously at 10:24, Friday 23 April 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 355290.

The speed bumps has missing tiles, and cars/lorry are diving over the speed bumps at high speeds, making the foundations of the houses along Ivel Road shake. The foundation issues have been happening since they were added in 2013. Due the the amount of traffic that is now using this road, it has now become a critical issue. The preference would be to add a give way shicain type speed restriction instead of the speed bumps.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 10:24, Friday 23 April 2021

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    An order has now been raised to rectify the identified issue and this will now be added to our programme of works. We are, unfortunately, unable to provide you with a timescale for this work to be completed, however, all repairs are prioritised using an assessment matrix in line with our Network Maintenance Management Plan (NMMP)
    We will continue to monitor all defects to ensure the safety of our residents as part of the NMMP which can be found online - transport/ roads-strategies/ highways-asset-management.aspx.
    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 16:13, Monday 26 April 2021

  • Customer called to follow up her report and in particular the complaint regarding the damage to the residents properties. She has consulted with a structural surveyor as there appears damage to the foundations but no report comissioned yet. She would like to speak to someone from CBC prior to instructing this survey to advise what can be done. She has advised that she will be speaking to local MP's and councillors. Please can someone contact her to discuss asap. Many thanks.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 16:03, Friday 30 April 2021

  • Thank you for contacting us in relation to the speed bumps along Ivel Road in Shefford

    These traffic calming measures were installed following local speeding concerns along this stretch of the road. With regards to your concerns, damage to properties caused by vibrations from these types of traffic calming features is not considered to be an issue. However, you can request a claims form via should you disagree.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:25, Friday 2 July 2021

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