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The road is buckeling in a place that has had problems before and could be about to slip.

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 14:17, Tuesday 25 May 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

On the southern side (left hand when going toward Ross) before the Arnco barrier starts, there is a piece at the side of the road which dips and then rises up. Some years ago we had a significant land slip at this point which resulted in a period of road closure and major repairs. My worry is that this buckled piece of road is a sign of further erorsion of the soil beneath the road. It has been acknowledged that major work is needed beyond the next bends but I do not know when that is now scheduled to happen.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning the road surface.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 09/06/21.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 11:40, Thursday 27 May 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England about the road surface on the A40.

    Our inspection team have visited the site and determined that there are no safety issues at this time. However, we've now passed your enquiry onto our geotechnical team who are investigating further.

    If you'd like any further information, please contact our Customer Contact Centre on: - info@highwaysengland.co.uk -0300 123 5000 Please quote the reference 21939313.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by National Highways at 07:31, Thursday 10 June 2021

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