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Large depression in surface

Reported via mobile in the Road surface (NH) category anonymously at 12:18, Wednesday 8 May 2024

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5945933.

There is a large depression in the road surface on the hard shoulder and into lane 1. It is about 2 metres by 3 metres and is deep enough in lane 1 to cause vehicles to lurch. It has grown in depth and size in the last 2 weeks.

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  • The depression has deepened over the weekend and there’s now standing water in the hard shoulder.

    Posted anonymously at 11:38, Monday 13 May 2024

  • Large sink hole appearing a becoming worse, HGV’s with too heavy loads could cause accident.

    Posted anonymously at 21:24, Wednesday 22 May 2024

  • Large sink hole inside lane

    Posted anonymously at 09:58, Thursday 23 May 2024

  • The depression is likely caused by a failed drain and is now so deep that vehicles are being knocked off track when they hit it. This is really dangerous and could cause a significant crash if an artic loses control when driving over it!!!!!!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 15:31, Thursday 23 May 2024

  • To anyone commenting on here, I phoned them and they said an engineer came out to look at it last week.

    They said they don't see these updates, so if is a hazard then give them a call and tell them to close the lane.

    Posted anonymously at 22:19, Thursday 23 May 2024

  • Depression still getting worse. This has happened before approx 15 - 20 years ago. Good chance of causing accidents

    Posted anonymously at 20:14, Sunday 2 June 2024

  • Hole is still there and difficult to avoid especially when towing a caravan. Will check tyres and submit a claim.

    Posted anonymously at 13:49, Thursday 13 June 2024

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