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A large pothole on the Marlow road going in the direction of Bourne End just before Little Marlow C of E School ofm n towards Bourne End just before Little Marlow Church of England sch

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 12:17, Wednesday 17 May 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4565212.

There is a large pothole in line with the track that the near side wheels take, going towards Bourne End and it caused a blow out of my near side front tyre. It is not at the side of the road and hence difficult to avoid. It is in a very dangerous position and could cause a serious accident.

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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 creates 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 12:17, Wednesday 17 May 2023

  • Update

    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 15:47, Wednesday 31 May 2023

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