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Junction of Berkhampstead Road and BritanniaRoad

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 09:48, Tue 14 November 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5209077.

Good morning. The road surface repairs in this area have failed several times and there is now a pothole. There are also several other potholes on the east side of Berkhampstead Road. Would you please inspect and repair as a matter of urgency. Thank you.

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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 09:48, Tue 14 November 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 12:04, Wed 22 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 11:06, Wed 29 November 2023

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