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Recent tarmac repair already failed!

Reported via Android in the Pothole category anonymously at 08:35, Fri 14 December 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

Recent tarmac repair already failed! Potholes have reappeared. Outside the gates to the church. I think you should either rethink your tarmacing process or get a company in who can do a proper job?

Council ref: ENQ18821582

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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 08:40, Fri 14 December 2018

  • Jan 10th 2019. Two large/hazardous potholes have developed outside gates of Wootton St Peter's Cof E Church. This patch of road is built over a Spring and two large patches of road surface have failed and been washed away causing two significant holes.

    Posted anonymously at 22:54, Thursday 10 January 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:42, Friday 11 January 2019

  • Two large potholes getting larger and excess water now freezing adding ice risk.

    Posted by Mark Adams at 16:12, Tuesday 22 January 2019

  • The situation outside the church in Wootton Village (OX1 5HP) is this. The very poor land drainage which has been in need of improvement for years is again this winter resulting in water running out of the very poor road surface. The road never gets gritted as a consequence at 7.00am this morning the road in this area is sheet ice. I try and find safe passage at 2mph across the road on my moped. School mummys doing the school run at 8-9 may end up in unnecessary road accidents because of neglect to the roads in this location

    Posted by Warwick Clifton at 08:41, Monday 28 January 2019

  • My partner came off her bicycle this morning fortunately going slowly but given the ice risk the road should be gritted - don’t understand why it isn’t given the use it gets! Will be interesting to see the results of the investigation - who do they get shared with? And more importantly what’s the timetable for getting it carried out and acted upon?

    Posted anonymously at 09:27, Monday 28 January 2019

  • I have informed parish, district & county councillors to see if any pressure can be brought to bear on this issue.

    Posted by Mark adams at 10:08, Monday 28 January 2019

  • Someone has attempted to fill the holes, I don't think just chucking a handful of tarmac and then stomping it in is classed as a repair, they have broken up and New one's are appearing daily.

    Posted anonymously at 09:58, Saturday 9 February 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • This same pothole blew my Tyre out last night at around 11.20pm. No warning signs or circle around it. I've had to spend £80 on a new Tyre. I was luck the suspension wasn't effected.

    Posted anonymously at 10:37, Wednesday 13 February 2019

  • Potholes are now dangerous. A water main burst may also have occurred in the vicinity of the potholes causing additional issues as water is filling the area and screening the deep and hazardous potholes.

    Posted anonymously at 12:01, Wednesday 13 February 2019

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