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10 inch pothole in carriageway with potential to form a sinkhole

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 14:05, Sat 17 November 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

The pothole on the B4000 in the direction of Shrivenham is suffering from loss of substrate and has the potential to form a sinkhole. The pothole is north of Zulu cottages and is close to a section of recently resurfaced asphalt.

Council ref: ENQ18819710

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:10, Sat 17 November 2018

  • Thank you for your report. We have inspected the Iocation and was unable to locate this defect. Can we possibly have some more info such as landmarks. Many thanks

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:37, Tue 27 November 2018

  • The 10 inch wide hole is getting deeper and the risk of collapse from erosion of the substrate is increasing. The defect is c. 500 metres south of Stainswick farm and c. 100m south of the bridleway junction with the B4000. There is a short stretch of the B4000 which has been resurfaced with a smoother surfaced asphalt. The hole is 5-10 metres north of the short resurfaced section.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 09:48, Sunday 6 January 2019

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