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Pothole 12” long by 3”deep M5 161.3B (+/-100m)

Reported via desktop in the Pothole (NH) category anonymously at 16:41, Fri 11 February 2022

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 3305859.

Large pothole lane 1 outside wheel track. This is very dangerous as it is at an unlit location. You don’t know it’s there until you’ve gone over it and it’s then caused damage to car

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  • Thank you for contacting National Highways concerning the pothole.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 24/02/22.

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

    Kind regards

    National Highways

    Posted by National Highways at 13:11, Tue 15 February 2022

  • Thank you for contacting National Highways concerning a pothole.

    We appreciate you taking the time to bring this matter to our attention, and we’ve passed your concerns to our maintenance team for further investigation.

    We carry out frequent safety patrols to monitor the condition of the road. Any potholes or defects we find are recorded. Repairs are then prioritised based on the severity of the defect. We know that a damaged road surface can, on occasion, be potentially dangerous and we have processes in place to ensure any hazardous defects are repaired quickly.

    If you require any further information please contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or

    Kind regards

    National Highways

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 11:06, Wed 23 February 2022

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