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Stretch of Road disintegrating

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 04:32, Monday 13 March 2023

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

A stretch of road approx. 25 metres long is disintegrating, full of pot holes, shale, cracks and in a general state of disrepair.

Its very dangerous.

Its been like this for years, why hasnt anything been done?

Council ref: ENQ23951248

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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 04:32, Monday 13 March 2023

  • This 25m stretch of road is terrible on both sides of the road and vehicles are being forced to drive down the centre or across into the other lane entirely to avoid the worst of the potholes and broken surface. I have no idea how a motorcycle or bicycle would safely navigate it without prior knowledge of the state of the surface. This needs a resurface, not a pot hole fix, please.

    Posted anonymously at 14:04, Saturday 18 March 2023

  • This stretch of road is on a popular cycling route, and these potholes are extremely dangerous to cyclists as they are located at the bottom of a hill. I almost came off my bike yesterday as I couldn't avoid the potholes as a car was overtaking me at the time. This 25m stretch of road needs to be repaired asap or I think there will be a serious accident soon! There are basically two sets of potholes 25m apart that need to be fixed. The best solution would be to resurface the entire stretch. I will add further photos in a separate update.

    Posted anonymously at 08:27, Tuesday 18 April 2023

  • Further photos added. Please repair ASAP as this is extremely dangerous to cyclists!

    Posted anonymously at 08:29, Tuesday 18 April 2023

  • I cycled along this stretch of road today and it was evident hardly anything has been done to fix the potholes that I reported 5 weeks ago. I counted 15 individual potholes that require fixing, please see today's pics that I have added. I will be emailing Councillor Andrew Gant as it is clear that this issue is not being taken seriously. Roads are normally fixed quite quickly when reported via fixmystreet so I find the lack of response to this issue unusual.

    Posted anonymously at 23:03, Monday 29 May 2023

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Work has been programmed to repair the road.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:23, Tuesday 27 June 2023

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