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Potholes outside 82 and 72 The Spinney

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 16:41, Mon 13 November 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5206809.

Holes are a few inches deep on right hand (SW) side of road as travelling into cul-de-sac, near gutter. Base course is exposed with aggregate being progressively displaced by traffic. Holes also in centre of this stretch of the Spinney, as well as multiple cracks which may eventually deteriorate into more potholes.

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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 16:41, Mon 13 November 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 10:27, Wed 29 November 2023

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