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Massive pothole in westbound lane of A428 at exit for Cambourne, under the overpass

Reported via desktop in the Pothole (NH) category anonymously at 09:08, Fri 18 June 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

Unable to measure the pothole, as it's in the middle of the A428 in the westbound lane just after the Cambourne exit, directly under the overpass . It's really a collection of three potholes all strung together that sit between the two lanes of travel, so it would only be impacted by someone changing lanes. From my photos I took while driving past it, the pothole is at least 2 metres long by 40-50cm wide. I hit this pothole on June 11th at 13:25 and had my tyre blow out immediately. Fortunately, I maintained control of my car and other motorists allowed me to slow down rapidly and pull over to the side of the motorway.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England regarding the pothole on the A428.

    We are aware of this and temporary repair works are planned for no later than 28 days.

    Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted anonymously at 14:31, Tue 22 June 2021

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