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New pothole.

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 14:33, Friday 15 January 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

A manhole was replaced in 2019 at this site. The tarmac surround has since disintegrated and has now formed a worsening pothole.

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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:33, Friday 15 January 2021

  • Thank you for your report; the repair has been added to our programme of works.
    Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with a timescale for this work to be carried out as we programme the work on a priority basis (in line with our Highway Inspection Policy). This does mean that sometimes planned programme times may need to be changed due to priority based working.
    Please be assured this problem is on our list of works to be carried out. We will continue to monitor all defects to ensure the safety of our residents as part of our Highways Inspection Policy which can be accessed via the link below:
    www.buckscc.gov.uk/highwaysinspectionpolicy
    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:38, Friday 15 January 2021

  • Reference: 40152130. This problem is becoming worse day by day. As a result of the cold weather and hundreds of huge bulk carriers and 18 wheel pantechnicons, using the B488 as a rat run between the Leighton Buzzard area and the A41, the tarmac surround of the manhole has disintegrated completely. There is now a pothole at least 1 metre square with the manhole cover sitting in the middle. The noise of HGVs crashing through the pothole is deafening, and the vibrations caused are like an earthquake. Please could this huge hole be repaired urgently?

    Posted anonymously at 13:03, Wednesday 27 January 2021

  • As before (27th January) the pothole is getting deeper and wider day by day. The innumerable HGVs that exceed the speed limit up and down Station Road (B488) are causing a serious environmental threat as a result of noise and vibration. This problem needs fixing urgently.

    Posted anonymously at 15:15, Wednesday 10 February 2021

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