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Slip roads both sides

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 08:07, Tuesday 23 February 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

I am writing in regards to the extreme potholes on the roads outside of our dealership. We have had a high volume of complaints in regards to these potholes by our customers and staff members. We have brought this to your attention previously and nothing has been done to resolve this issue. The potholes are situated on both sides of the A41 slip roads, to exit and join the dual carriageway. They have grown to such a large size in all areas that it is near impossible to avoid them. Due to that, when one our technicians was out on a road test in a customers vehicle, he came to damage one of their tyres, which then led to us having to pay out over £500 to replace this tyre, he was fortunate enough to not have damaged the alloys and rims as this could have cost us £1,000s – that could have been very possible with the conditions of the roads.

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  • Thank you for your report which is currently under review.
    We will investigate this and if you have provided an email address, we respond to you within 10 working days.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 08:07, Tuesday 23 February 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:
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 08:26, Tuesday 23 February 2021

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