Junction Main Street and Marie Close, Poundon
Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 11:19, Thursday 13 April 2023
Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4433677.
I bring within your contemplation a serious risk of injury to road users. A series of potholes has developed in a previous repair. The four principal holes are 50cm x 50cm x18cm joined by other smaller holes. All the holes are growing. There is no footpath in Main Street so this is not only a hazard to cyclists but also to pedestrians especially the elderly and school children.
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 11:19, Thursday 13 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 17:45, Monday 17 April 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 07:09, Thursday 27 April 2023
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.