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The surface of the bridge has been damaged by a large vehicle/lorry. Residents have reported seeing HS2 related lorries using the bridge on the afternoon of 26 July and damage to the bridge was discovered at that time.

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 10:50, Thursday 28 July 2022 using FixMyStreet Pro

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The surface of the road has come away and makes for difficult crossing on an already small bridge. Vehicles are required to cross the bridge slowly at the best of times to ensure safe crossing, but a damaged road surface makes this even more difficult. The road is used regularly by cars and pedestrians accessing the small hamlet, as well as farm vehicles, and frequent visitors to the hotel and spa. Seasoned users cross the bridge with care but several people who reside in the area have reported seeing HS2 traffic crossing the bridge in the days preceding the damage, and on the afternoon when the damage occurred.

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  • Thank you for your report to Buckinghamshire Council, which has been passed to the local area technician to investigate the enquiry/issue regarding a pothole/road surface.

    They will carry out an inspection within the next 10 working days and if required arrange to resolve the issue.

    IMPORTANT: If you consider this to be dangerous or an emergency, please call us on 0300 131 6000
    Otherwise, by submitting the report online we will deal with it in line with our agreed timescales.

    Regards
    Buckinghamshire Council

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 10:50, Thursday 28 July 2022

  • This is an update on the report you made to Buckinghamshire Council.

    We have now inspected the area and our assessment is that no action is required at this stage.

    This may mean it has already been fixed or cleared, we will continue to monitor this in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

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    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 08:56, Wednesday 3 August 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.