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Bend in Heyes Lane near Emerson warehouse

Reported via desktop in the Winter Maintenance category anonymously at 09:44, Mon 22 November 2021

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3136666.

This morning driving very slowly on Heyes Lane Alderley Edge the road heading from the station end is like a sheet of ice where there is always water running on the road. I was driving into this bend at 15mph and my car which is a 4 wheel drive skidded and the AB braking system was applied automatically. Being a very experienced driver of various types of vehicle I was able to control the vehicle and with such a low speed it helped. I believe this very dangerous road has now been removed from the CEC gritting program. I absolutely urge you to think again as this bend in the road which at this point is 30mph is extremely dangerous at best of times with the constant running of water on the surface on the bend. Due to no gritting being carried out this has now turned to ice. This road has school buses that use it in the morning and afternoon. CEC has made this road a serious accident blackspot for the winter. A driver with less experience would not have been able to avoid running off the road. I look forward to your reply and solution to this problem as I have to use this road everyday.

Kind regards

Margaret Keeling

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  • Thank you for contacting Cheshire East Highways. We have logged your enquiry and passed it to a member of our team. We will assess your enquiry within 20 working days.

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 09:44, Mon 22 November 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Cheshire East Highways. Your report will be dealt with as outlined on our website, which can be accessed through the following link: highways_and_roads/ road-maintenance/ gritting-and-snow-clearance.aspx. Therefore, you will no longer receive updates on this report from Fix My Street.

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 14:30, Wed 2 March 2022

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