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Patch failed, exposed metalwork

Reported via mobile in the Pothole category anonymously at 14:26, Sun 26 March 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4360312.

Previous patch has failed, exposing edge of metalwork to tyres. **potential for metal to damage tyres**

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  • This has been passed to the local area technician to investigate the enquiry/issue regarding a pothole/road surface.

    During winter months we receive a very high number of reports regarding potholes or a poor road surface, it's easy to assume that potholes are formed due to roads being poorly maintained but that is not usually the case. There are many factors that can cause potholes, particularly during the winter months when water seeps in through cracks in the road surface, collecting underneath and when the water freezes, it expands and forces up the road surface in through cracks in the road surface.

    Our priority is always the safety of road users, so in some cases during busy periods a permanent repair is not always possible immediately. However, temporary repairs are a way to ensure the area is safe until such times as we can return to make a permanent repair.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:26, Sun 26 March 2023

  • Update

    We have unfortunately been unable to locate an issue at the location plotted on the map.

    Please be assured, we will continue to monitor the area in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:11, Thu 11 May 2023

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