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Extremely dangerous surface large potholes

Reported in the Pothole category by Steve Urry at 09:02, Mon 19 November 2018

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council 3 minutes later

An area of road just before the junction with Chesham lane is dangerous and extremely hazardous. The constant "we have checked it and it is okay" comments by Bucks CC are ludicrous and basically mean you HAVE NOT LOOKED AT IT on the ground. Cars now have to take serious avoiding action to not damage wheels.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:05, Mon 19 November 2018

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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:42, Mon 19 November 2018

  • Cars now using the wrong side of the road and almost causing collisions at junction. Due to poor state and depth of potholes

    Posted by Steve Urry at 10:37, Tue 18 December 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • It will be ignored until a cyclist; motorcycle or car are involved in a serious accident.

    Posted by Steve Urry at 11:13, Tue 15 January 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • It will not be fixed until there is an accident that is the way of public roads it would seem, unless a councillor lives on them... then they seem to get fixed pronto...

    Posted by Steve Urry at 11:53, Tue 12 February 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • The large dangerous potholes were reported by me 18 months ago to Bucks CC who have done absolutely noting about the situation apart from Councillor David Martin fobbing me off with lame excuses, promises of action but nothing ever happens. Its an absolute disgrace and very dangerous as this is a T junction with cars passing at speed. It must be a nightmare for cyclists.

    Posted by Steve Marshall at 06:29, Tue 19 February 2019

  • Note they would have been repaired in one of the following instances: 1 Someone dies in a crash 2 A councillor lives on the road in question, they seem to get rapid repairs made to them... Disgraceful roads in Buckinghamshire as a whole now

    My guess is they are hoping the whole will eventually cover the whole road so making it just a dip in the road...

    Posted by Steve Urry at 07:30, Tue 19 February 2019

  • Ho hum no news on any repair just letting it all crumble away so they don't have to do anything once the whole road is the same level...

    Posted by Steve Urry at 12:27, Tue 12 March 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

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    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:17, Fri 24 December 2021

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