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A4146, Soulbury, Buckinghamshire

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 11:35, Tue 31 October 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5157194.

The road surface on and around this roundabout is dreadfull. I got cut up because the person next to me was tryiny to avoid a pothole. There was plenty of time for me to brake but because of all the debris, bad road surface I lost control of my car! I was only doing around 20mph. Luckily for me because I was going so slow I managed to gain control before going into the central reservation. This area and the rest of the A4146 really needs to be cleaned properly

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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 11:35, Tue 31 October 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 10:07, Thu 16 November 2023

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