A BUSY road keeps getting hit by flooding – prompting calls for cash to be splashed!
Recent heavy rain fall saw a massive puddle return again to one side of Lochend Road, in Gartcosh.
Motorists fear the flooding, opposite Johnston Road, is a safety hazard.
A driver who uses the route regularly said: “The road is constantly flooded whenever there is heavy rain. I know work has been carried out in the past to try and prevent this from happening, but it has clearly not worked.
“Cars are having to drive through a mini-lake. It’s a real safety hazard, particularly at night when unsuspecting drivers hit the flooded area.
“This is a really busy stretch of road at peak times. Surely something can be done to sort this ongoing problem once and for all.”
A spokesperson for North Lanarkshire Council said: “The drainage system at this location flows into a ditch and eventually into Johnston Loch, and we have cleaned out the ditch on several occasions to ease the situation. We will investigate the matter further to try and find a solution to the flooding.”