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Pothole location is on Amersham Road A413 dual carriageway. It is just after the Tatling End turning on the left and an access road to some properties further up before Mill Lane.

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 21:38, Tuesday 2 April 2024

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council 5 minutes later. FixMyStreet ref: 5798276.

I was travelling on the dual - carriageway of the A413, Amersham Road towards Chalfont St Peter’s to a Resturant on Friday 29th March 2024. My car hit a pothole (see attached pictures - which I got with great difficulty as it is a very dangerous road and no should stop there) and burst my tyre instantly. The location is just after Tatling End turning on the left and an access road to properties on that road. But before the turning on the right into Over the Misbourne on the opposite side.

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  • The report has been passed to the Highway Officer, who will carry out an inspection of the issue within 10 working days, emergency defects will be corrected or made safe at the time of the inspection, if reasonably practicable to do so. In this context, making safe may constitute displaying warning notices, coning‐off or fencing‐off to protect the public from the defect or other suitable action. If the inspection team cannot make safe the defect at the time of inspection, then they will instigate the relevant emergency call procedures to ensure appropriate resources are mobilised to make the defect safe.

    There may also be occasions when the issue reported will not be repaired as it has been classified as a minor defect and does not pose any risk to either the safety or the integrity of the highway, these are called minimum recording levels as specified in our Highways Safety Inspection Policy in these cases no action will be taken.

    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 21:43, Tuesday 2 April 2024

  • Update

    Duplicate report - A job has been raised regarding this issue.

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:33, Monday 8 April 2024

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