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On roundabout driving from Aylesbury to Princess Risborough

Reported via mobile in the Road surface category by Rupin Morjaria at 12:48, Tue 17 October 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5106237.

Enter roundabout on A4010 with garage on left going towards Princess Risborough. As you go round there are at least 3 big sharp drops in the road surface, one of which has damaged my car after driving over it on 15/10/23 The failed areas are quite large but I couldn't get close enough to measure due to traffic. See photos taken from roadside at the location.

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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 12:48, Tue 17 October 2023

  • Update

    We have completed our inspection of the issue and have made arrangements for it to be resolved within 6-8 weeks.

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 15:25, Mon 30 October 2023

  • Update

    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 11:54, Fri 10 November 2023

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