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Heyford Road approaching bridge round the bend. Dangerous road surface.

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 19:40, Thu 21 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

This road surface has been like this for many many months. I no longer use it to avoid damaging my car.

Council ref: ENQ19848359

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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 19:45, Thu 21 November 2019

  • Holes all across the road cannot even move to other side to avoid. Probably the worst it’s been damaging cars and the wheels.

    Posted anonymously at 13:52, Fri 22 November 2019

  • I’ve just come to pick my child up from school, driven up Heyford road and that hole has got much deeper, my wheel got caught and I drive a X3 4x4. It’s much worse from drop off this morning and advise someone investigates immediately as I’m sure smaller cars are going to have trouble driving over. Accident waiting to happen.

    Posted anonymously at 14:50, Tue 26 November 2019

  • Just hit the holes on The Beeches and has damaged my steering.

    Posted anonymously at 15:53, Thu 28 November 2019

  • Even the bus shakes violently on the area with holes which are getting increasingly deep with the rain and now ice. There is so much water on the road that once it freezes it will be mega-dangerous. I know a cyclist fell off over one of these holes. I have heard a rumour that Thames Water have to fix the water problem. If they are not prepared to do that then the road will have to be closed causing disruption to the bus services and access to Heyford Station.

    Posted anonymously at 15:53, Mon 2 December 2019

  • Our car suspension went the other day prob relating to this road. The hole has got bigger going across to the other side oncoming traffic. Soon you won’t be able to drive on that section of the road at all. I’m absolutely surprised no one is fixing this road or traffic calming, road alerts.

    Posted anonymously at 08:42, Tue 10 December 2019

  • Road is getting disgraceful, I reported this last year. It got closed down without rectification. You can move to the other side of the room as it’s on a blind bend but even that side of the roads getting damaged now. Now cold weathers here it’s getting progressively worse as the days go on. Requires urgent permanent work now, not a temporary solution.

    Posted anonymously at 17:27, Tue 10 December 2019

  • What on earth are you playing at ? I first reported this about 2 years ago and the sum total of action seems to be putting up 2 uneven road signs !!" This has to be the most dangerous road in the country there have now been numerous recent reports including damage to vehicles and still nothing? Surely you as a unitary authority have a duty to do something urgently otherwise what is the point of we the public using this service in short get it fixed. Who knows maybe the new MP might take an interest?

    Posted anonymously at 19:41, Fri 13 December 2019

  • This road is getting almost impassable. The impending bad weather can only make matters worse. With todays technology you'd think it could be rectified. It's not like it's a mountain pass or a Welsh valley... I damaged my cars suspension the other day. Meeting the bus coming down the hill I had no where to go but through the swathe of potholes. Maybe when somebody gets seriously hurt, somebody might do something about it...especially if they are held accountable..

    Posted anonymously at 17:03, Wed 18 December 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 22:15, Sat 21 December 2019

  • This road is the one that leads up to Steeple Aston Village and is on the school run so frequently used. I reported it to our MP over a year ago, nothing has changed, very dangerous if you are driving up or down and there is a bus coming from the other direction as there is no way of avoiding the damaged road surface. Please treat this as a priority!!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 13:57, Wed 15 January 2020

  • From my report of the 15th of December and numerous other reports not even the decency of any response??? What are the plans for the repair? Its not going to get better on its own your urgent thoughts and response please???

    Posted anonymously at 13:06, Sat 18 January 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:35, Sun 19 January 2020

  • The January Parish Council Meeting notes in February's edition of the Steeple Aston Life confirm that Beeches Hill is going to be repaired during the 13-24 April 2020!

    Posted anonymously at 21:38, Mon 27 January 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:22, Sun 16 February 2020

  • Still no action and this is on a bus route for goodness sake It needs sorting out as road is really a failed road now just like a 3rd world road

    Posted anonymously at 17:22, Wed 11 March 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:44, Sun 15 March 2020

  • Notice of drainage works closing this route.

    Would make sense to resurface the whole hill? Don't you think?

    Posted anonymously at 18:04, Mon 23 March 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:05, Sun 12 April 2020

  • Thank you for the excellent repairs to this road it took a while but the finished article was probably worth the wait

    Posted anonymously at 13:41, Wed 29 April 2020

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 11:30, Sun 10 May 2020

  • Thank you for your report. We have assessed it and found that it does not currently meet the criteria for intervention, so will not be fixing at this time.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:12, Tue 26 May 2020

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