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Company installed entrance, flooding whole road

Reported in the Flooding or standing water on road category anonymously at 14:48, Thu 17 October 2019

Sent to Warwickshire County Council 1 minute later

There has been recent work in the past few months installing an entrance to a business (i believe). This hasn't been installed correctly and the drainage is running towards the road. The issue is that the entrance seems to have a very large dip in it which is allowing water to puddle/pool together and then slowly feed into the road. This is then running down the side of the road, into a lay-by and then into the main junction next to lea marston. The issue is that its a 50mph road with stagnant standing water at a junction with a very slight right turn to avoid the bollards at the junction. At night this is almost impossible to see due to poor/no lighting.

This causes serious driving concerns as it can increase potential for aquaplaning/hydroplaning.

Recently there was a very large downpour and this water ran along the road from the entrance shown in the photo directly to the island that meets coton road (around 0.5mile). This caused large puddling on the centre of the island also.

This is a potential hazard on the road and needs to be rectified as this issue was never as bad and never lasted as long after a rain fall until recently.

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    Posted anonymously at 17:20, Thu 17 October 2019

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