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Drainage Gullies on eastern side of Crewe Rd from 82 Crewe Road (drain on the corner with Newall Avenue) up to and including the gully outside 92 Crewe Road

Reported via desktop in the Gully/Drainage category anonymously at 12:48, Friday 30 September 2022

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3859204.

Drainage gullies on east side of Crewe Rd between 82 - 92 are blocked with debris and leaves and have been for well over 12 months. In times of moderate / heavy rain they do not drain and leave extensive standing water on the road and pavement which makes it hazardous for children walking to the adjacent schools. If a large vehicle passes down the road it produces a tidal wave that covers the pavement and anyone on it. The gullies / drains have been fine for years until becoming blocked with debris / leaves last year.

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    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 12:48, Friday 30 September 2022

  • We deal with gullies based on the level of immediate risk. We have assessed this location and it is not considered to present an immediate danger to highway users at this time. We are due to empty the gullies here as part of our routine programme in the next 12 weeks. This means we will not visit before the scheduled visit unless there is an immediate threat to life or the inside of property. You can find out the scheduled visit date by visiting our website: highways_and_roads/ road-maintenance/ gullies-and-drains.aspx

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 14:55, Friday 14 October 2022

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