People in a Forest of Dean village say there has been a spate of acid attacks on cars in recent months.
Gloucestershire County Council, which runs the service, says it recognises certain policies were not followed.
The lock has been out of action since mid-January due to a leak.
Flick Humphrey usually drives 17 miles from her village to her work in Cirencester.
High-profile nature lovers including broadcaster Chris Packham have criticised developers for promoting the practice.
Gloucestershire skittle Surrey for just 88 to win their opening One-Day Cup game of the season by 147 runs.
Gloucestershire batsman Ian Cockbain signs a one-year contract extension until the end of the 2020 season.
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