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The single track part of Church Lane Tingewick between the turn off to the farm cottage and Tingewick Mill

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 13:52, Wed 29 November 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5265163.

This was reported last year under reference 4876484 and a road closure notice for the work was issued but the work was not done. The lane needs siding in several places as it is too narrow large vehicles, which are forced to drive on the verges. This causes a sea of mud in wet weather. The photos show tracks left by the refuse collection truck yesterday.

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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 13:53, Wed 29 November 2023

  • Update

    We have now made an inspection of the report, the issue reported has been added to a package of works for this location and will be addressed when we are next in the area.

    There is no immediate action that is required at this stage.

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

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:29, Fri 1 December 2023

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.