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2 inch gully, 18" wide across the road

Reported in the Carriageway Defect category by John Blackie at 16:47, Monday 19 June 2017

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

A trench was dug for Keble Homes right across the road. The backfill has failed so that the top of the backfill tarmac has dropped 2 inches. The edges are sharp and steep. This means that any small wheel bicycle is at grave risk as it crosses the gulley. Larger wheeled bikes crossing at a slight angle are at risk of a puncture, damaged wheel and/or of being thrown off in the path of traffic in both directions. Buses bump and crash across, most likely shortening the life of their suspensions and definitely giving the passengers a severe jolt every time. The problem has not been included in the recent Cumnor Hill repairs. The problem has been there for a couple of months. Photos are attached to show the location and the condition of the road at this point.

Council ref: 796636

Problems in the Carriageway Defect category are generally responded to within 10 working days.

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  • This problem persists and will result in the serious injury of any cyclist travelling at even low speeds.

    Posted anonymously at 08:04, Thursday 22 June 2017

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