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On the sharp bend opposite the turning for Clipstone dairy

Reported via desktop in the Surface water on Highway category anonymously at 09:55, Tue 5 October 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 362209.

The road floods deeply after rain, covering the northbound/westbound carriageway on the A4012 just outside Leighton Buzzard. Cars can't see the flood until they turn sharply into the lefthand turn on the bend and then veer out onto the opposite carriageway to avoid it. The spray blinds cars travelling in the opposite direction and also causes them to swerve out on the sharp bend to avoid being hit. This flooding has been present since the verges were dug up (possibly for gas main replacement) and the drain there must now be blocked.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:55, Tue 5 October 2021

  • Email received from customer and passed onto the Area Team. Customer updated via email 29/12/2021

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:12, Wed 29 December 2021

  • Thank you for submitting your Highways report.
    Maintenance work is planned for this area and the issue will be resolved as part of these works.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 08:50, Thu 30 December 2021

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