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Numerous potholes that remain unrepaired

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 14:21, Thu 28 October 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

There are numerous potholes and damaged road edges between the bend outside Woodhouse Farm House and the next bend in Digging Lane heading towards Fyfield village. These have been here for many months and repeatedly reported, yet they remain a hazard to all road users. The attached image shows just two at the highlighted location. Please address these before someone is seriously injured on this narrow stretch of road.

Council ref: ENQ21908745

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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 14:22, Thu 28 October 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:43, Tue 30 November 2021

  • I reported this problem about 6 months ago and it was apparently fixed by using the Councils new Dragon Patcher machine. But driving down Digging Lane recently I notice that the surface is starting to break up again, and we haven't had too many serious frosts yet. There may be more than one reason for this :- 1) The whole surface of Digging Lane is worn out and patching one small area won't cure the problem, it needs completely resurfacing. BTW what's going to happen when 700 new houses are built in the fields at the southern end? 2) The Dragon Patcher isn't all it's cracked up to be. 3) Its operators are inexperienced or badly trained. 4) They were using substandard or inappropriate materials. B for effort (it took 6 months) F for result ( it didn't last a month)

    Posted anonymously at 11:54, Thursday 6 January 2022

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