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Pothole, deep and wide

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 22:31, Tue 18 June 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

Large Pothole, deep and wide on a fairly newly tarmaced piece of road, close to roundabout heading towards Mendip Heights

Council ref: ENQ19835871

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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 22:35, Tue 18 June 2019

  • Thank you for your report. An inspection has been carried out and repairs have been raised for this site. This report is now closed.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:14, Wed 19 June 2019

  • There are now two very large potholes on both sides of this road, they are deep and are getting worse each day causing danger to cars and bicycles

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 10:39, Wed 2 October 2019

  • These pot holes have been repaired more times than I can count, when will you realise you need to resurface the entire section of road?This is a huge waste of council money repairing them time after time, huge pot holes on both sides of the road.

    Posted anonymously at 09:16, Tue 15 October 2019

  • The potholes are massive and very deep and on both sides of the road which is in constant use. Surely this should be marked for critical action by now? Does anyone ever check it? The minute it rains these get worse

    Posted anonymously at 13:15, Tue 15 October 2019

  • This is there again and needs sorting ASAP

    Posted anonymously at 16:22, Tue 15 October 2019

  • Got worse

    Posted anonymously at 20:36, Mon 21 October 2019

  • This small stretch of road is so uneven with major ridges and potholes. The previous potholes have been filled in what I can only describe as a 'bodged way', the repairs are only ever very temporary and a complete waste of time effort and money as they holes reappear within days/weeks, I am amazed at the poor standard of repair and the fact that they get approved once 'checked'. A shocking waste of council resources and road-tax payers' money. I know of someone currently claiming for a burst tyre from these particular potholes, how many others are there I wonder?

    Posted by Anna Gatrell at 09:50, Tue 22 October 2019

  • I reported this on 15th Oct less than a fortnight later the repair had broken down AGAIN!!!! Let’s hope whoever picks up this report uses the wonderful gift we’ve all got of their brain and actually resurface the whole section of road.

    Posted anonymously at 14:11, Sat 26 October 2019

  • Totally agree - plse get this sorted asap

    Posted by anna gatrell at 11:13, Mon 28 October 2019

  • Fell down the pot hole today, now it’s dark on my journey home it’s not as easy to see how bad it is.

    Posted anonymously at 18:52, Mon 28 October 2019

  • This section of road is unsafe with the amount of deep potholes, uneven surface and deformed tarmac surface. Cars swerving to miss holes, lorries swinging over the white line and forcing drivers into deep potholes. Cyclists also dodging holes is only going to add to the likely chance of a serious incident occurring. FIX IT!

    Posted anonymously at 09:57, Tue 29 October 2019

  • Dangerous large pothole which you've attempted to fix (badly) several times. Lets hope it doesn't take the death of a cyclist before you do something properly.

    Posted anonymously at 19:37, Wed 6 November 2019

  • This pothole is an extremely serious danger to both vehicles, vehicle passengers and cyclists. At best it will cause serious damage to vehicles suspension and at worst will endanger life. I have just driven across it heading into Didcot. I believe it has damaged my suspension. The hole is wide and deep and well ouit from the kerb and it is impossible to avoid particularly in the dark with vehicles approaching from the other direection. I will have my car checked tomorrow and if damaged will make a claim. ALSO, if immediate action is not taken I will instigate an action against the Council for leaving a major highway in a severely dangerous state. Immediate action is required to either fix the issue or to instigate one way traffic in the vicinity. I wish to speak to someone urgently regarding what action has been taken, My Tel Number 07974 227884

    Posted anonymously at 17:37, Wed 27 November 2019

  • This stretch of road over the bridge is worse than in a third world country, it is littered with holes and ridges and is a danger to road users and their vehicles. There is just one pothole which is constantly 'filled', the last time only a couple of weeks ago. The 'tarmac' has already come away and it is once again a gaping hole (what on earth do they fill it with?). There are constant complaints yet still nothing is done which rectifies the problem. Will it take a physical injury caused by this issue before the Highways Department will do their job correctly?

    Posted by Anna Gatrell at 11:03, Thu 28 November 2019

  • This from what I can see on here has been going on since June! The hole is back and as bad as ever It is unavoidable and no doubt causing damage to vehicles, and is a danger to cyclists. How many times are you going to patch this up before you fix it properly?

    Posted anonymously at 12:13, Thu 28 November 2019

  • Finally it looks like this road is being resurfaced - yay!!! There is a notice of closure for two nights on 12th December. Lets hope this time they do the job properly and it last more than two weeks!

    Posted by Anna Gatrell at 11:13, Wed 4 December 2019

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