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Road surface falling away/breaking up exposing wide pothole

Reported via desktop in the Pothole (NH) category anonymously at 15:51, Monday 18 March 2024

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5730734.

A section (5m) of the road surface seems to have been repaired within the last 5 years, however it's now beginning to break up exposing a pot hole abut 2" deep, 3ft long and 2ft wide. It could easily dismount a motorcyclist. My "complaint" is as heavy trucks go over it they cause a mini earth quake which shakes my house which is about 50 yards away. So I get the house shake at anytime, it often causes me to wake up. It's the potential for building damage that is a concern. It's been like this for about a year. Also notice (probably not your fix) the road signs that have two posts, one post has rusted away 98% and possibly could fall into the highway at anytime, we do get stong wind gusts here.

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  • Thank you for contacting National Highways about the road surface on the A40 and rusted sign pole.

    Our inspectors have been to the location provided and confirm that a repair job has been raised for these defects.

    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: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 08:42, Friday 22 March 2024

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