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Sink hole just before the island heading East, has split my tyre resulting in blowout

Reported via mobile in the Pothole category anonymously at 20:53, Friday 1 January 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

There is a sinkhole forming which has resulted in a sharp protruding lip of tarmac on the other side of the sinkhole when traveling east you are faced with a sinkhole followed by a sharp lip. This has immediately blown my tyre out on my audi A6... Happy new year :(

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England about the road surface on the A5.

    We are aware of this and repair works are planned but unfortunately we do not have a date this will be undertaken just yet.

    We will provide a further update to confirm when the work has been completed.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 12:45, Tuesday 5 January 2021

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we completed the repairs in relation to your report. We can confirm that the repair is now completed, and we hope that this improves your journey. If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at: • 0300 123 5000


    Please quote 21814202 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 15:09, Tuesday 19 January 2021

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