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Loose and banging gully grid on south side of west bound A40, 3rd gully West of Bloemfontein Road, W12.

Reported via desktop in the Drain Cover - Missing or Damaged category anonymously at 12:41, Mon 15 November 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3124529.

The carriageway gully grid at this location is loose and moves within the frame when trafficked, resulting in a very loud and disturbing noise. This happens continually throughout the day and night. Not only is this a danger to highway users but also an environmental nuisance to residents in the area. This issue has been detectable for some months, first noticed the noise in September 2020 but couldn't identify where it was coming from. Finally identified the cause 12/11/2021. The gully in questions is the third gully west from Bloemfontein Road. Gully is accessible from the footway but will need to take out lane one to repair.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. We appreciate this. This has now been investigated and we’ve reported this to our contractors. If the area of the drain cover is identified as a safety issue it will be made safe within four hours. If it isn't a safety issue, we will aim to resolve it within 28 days. Should you need anything else, or have any questions, you may wish to contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234.

    Please also be aware that all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, we aim to fix the fault within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 16:42, Mon 15 November 2021

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