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Lay-by next to 26 Townsend Close, Cranfield

Reported via mobile in the Drains/Ditches Blocked category anonymously at 09:42, Wednesday 22 May 2024

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 407050.

Drain is blocked. The drain has been hi-lighted on one of the photos. The water has started to overflow onto the footpath and it backs up to nearly the full length of the lay-by. This has flooded for many years but after the road resurfacing in 2023 it stopped even through this years very wet winter. However, since Virgin / fibre / cabling works have recently done some digging in this area the water has started to appear & flood again. I recently saw someone (not sure if this was the council or private contractor) pumping out gallons of water from this drain onto the grass area in front of the row of houses but it’s obviously still blocked.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:42, Wednesday 22 May 2024

  • 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 09:10, Friday 24 May 2024

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.