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Complete degradation of road surface damaging cars

Reported via desktop in the Roads and Carriageways category by Adam Compton at 11:39, Fri 29 December 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5364661.

The surface of this road (whose responsibility sits with the Council) is completely woeful. you can see from the pictures that the road surface is not only uneven, but has literally degraded by about 4 inches to the side of the road. this leaves the majority of cars to hit the bottom of their cars on it. I have had to replace my exhaust at considerable expense due to this road surface.

I believe this issue has been going on for some time and the problem has been getting worse due to the road surface no longer being "metallic" and merely mud, broken stone etc.

You can see by the pictures that the manhole covers now protrude a number of inches above the road surface and the line of the original road surface is more than a hands breath lower than it should be, which creates a trip hazard and creates further problems for anyone not driving a 4x4. I think this more than meets the criteria for category 1 road issue.

Council ref: ENQ23985054

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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 11:40, Fri 29 December 2023

  • 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 13:04, Tuesday 13 February 2024

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:34, Thursday 29 February 2024

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