You can move around with your keyboard
Drop pin on the map to start a new report
Press space again to adjust the location
Start new report here Reposition report here
Back to all reports

Deep potholes

Reported via desktop in the Road surface (NH) category anonymously at 10:29, Friday 16 February 2024

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5585447.

Deep potholes in BOTH lanes in the middle of the A56 dual carriageway as you are driving UP (North) towards Rising Bridge Roundabout Accrington just before Carrs Industrial Estate. We had a full car and ended up with a puncture and damaged wheel. Again these need to be filled in as a matter of urgency before there is a serious accident. they are deeper than before? I dread to think what might have happened if we were in a small vehicle.

RSS feed of updates to this problem Receive email when updates are left on this problem.


  • Thank you for making your report of potholes on the A56. We have asked our inspection team to attend this location and assess the issue. If any work is needed, they will arrange for this to happen. Should no immediate work be required we will continue to monitor this during our regular inspections.

    Although we always aim to complete repairs as quickly as possible, timescales do vary as we try to minimise disruption to customers by combining activities into single closures and always ensuring the safety of our people.

    Kind regards National Highways

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by National Highways at 12:52, Monday 19 February 2024

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.