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Road deteriorated on chiltern cycle path - Dangerous

Reported in the Potholes category anonymously at 12:29, Fri 30 August 2019

Sent to Hertfordshire County Council 1 minute later

As part of the Chiltern Cycle path the route encourages recreational cyclists and families on this road. As a common cut through for motorists the road deterioration is forcing cyclist across the road to avoid the dangerous part of the road into on coming traffic or gravel side, both of which are dangerous.

This road continues to get worse with no action taken.

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  • Thank you for reporting a highway fault on 05/09/2019 16:21:44 Your reference number is: 401000755828

    Posted anonymously at 17:30, Thu 5 September 2019

  • This is an update to the highway fault reported on 05/09/2019 16:20:00

    The reference number is: 401000755828

    Fault type: FOOTWAYS, CYCLE TRACKS, VERGES AND EMBANKMENTS (Footways, cycle tracks, verges and embankments) Location: DENNYS LANE, BERKHAMSTED

    Thank you for telling us about this issue.

    We have assessed the information provided and have not found a fault requiring attention at this location.

    This may be because:

    The information did not match the reported issue we have risk assessed the matter in line with our maintenance strategy and it has been recorded as not requiring action at this time

    Posted anonymously at 09:51, Wed 11 September 2019

  • Although the Highways agency has visited the site the inconsistent/secretive manner of assessment has been applied and deemed not requiring attention.

    The route is part of the Chiltern Cycle route and only this morning again I and a poor cyclist were confronted as they attempted to avoid the gauntlet.

    I guess the highways agency are waiting some poor cyclist get hit or remove their front teeth till they take action!

    Posted anonymously at 14:02, Fri 27 September 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Holes are getting worse and I cycled the road last week and lucky I did not go over the handlebars given the worsening condition

    Posted anonymously at 14:40, Fri 25 October 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

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