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Failed surface/pothole

Reported via desktop in the Road surface (NH) category anonymously at 19:16, Monday 19 February 2024

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5601483.

Westbound A40 massive pothole, 6”+ deep by 2 foot long outside Longlea. Pothole existed for years with substandard repairs as now large issue. Reported via call centre on Friday as considered dangerous and would be dealt with as a priority but surprise surprise no repairs undertaken. Does anybody actually read these reports as looking at the previous reports on this issue they all seem to be ignored

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  • Thank you for contacting National Highways about the pothole on the A40, Highnam.

    This pothole has now been repaired.

    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’ve 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 07:47, Wednesday 21 February 2024

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