Opposite number 21 Freemans Close in the road next to the kerb
Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 15:56, Saturday 1 April 2023
Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4386137.
The road surface next to the drain has given way which is causing water to pour into the hole rather than the drain. The hole is approximately 12cm x 20cm and 25cm deep. The hole is getting bigger as the road surface deteriorates further. I suspect the hole appeared in the last few weeks following the the cold and rainy weather
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 15:57, Saturday 1 April 2023
We have completed our inspection of the issue and have made arrangements for it to be resolved within five working days.
State changed to: Action scheduled
Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:10, Wednesday 24 May 2023
We are very pleased to tell you that the issue reported has now been resolved.
Alongside our safety inspection policy, reports from the public help us to keep the roads in Buckinghamshire safe.
State changed to: Fixed
Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:09, Tuesday 30 May 2023
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.