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Large pothole on the left hand side of the road, along and down from the golf club, caused a puncture to my car causing a blow out and flat tyre.

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 18:46, Fri 6 December 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

The potholes along this road have been there for many months, they are periodically fixed but due to the heavy use of this road with lorries and tractors the holes are worsening. My car tyre lost pressure quickly and became flat, there was another vehicle just after I lost tyre pressure that had pulled over to change a tyre leading me to believe that there was either something sharp in the road or that it was the pot hole causing the punchers. This is an incredibly dangerous road and there is potential for a fatal accident should the road surface not be addressed especially with the weather. With the road being used more due to the roadworks between Bloxham and Banbury I feel the road should be risk assessed as soon as possible.

Council ref: ENQ19849599

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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 18:50, Fri 6 December 2019

  • Thank you for your report. No pothole defects which meet Oxfordshire county council intervention criteria were found during inspection on 9.12.19 in the location given. Several pothole defects were raised for repair near Ushercombe farm, which is a considerable distance from the location given. This road is statutory inspected 6 monthly and in between these times also, when reports of potholes are recieved from members of the public.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:40, Tue 10 December 2019

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