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Junction of Hartwell Cresent and South Street - Massive Pothole

Reported via desktop in the Potholes category anonymously at 19:21, Friday 14 January 2022

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 365900.

This pothole is massive. It wasn't visible last night in the dark. I drove over it causing my front passenger tire to burst and go flat. When I visited the garage this morning they found that it had caused a bulge on the other tyre too and thrown out the tracking. As a result I had to replace both tyres and have the tracking done at a cost of £281.00!! The car was only MOT and serviced a week ago so I can evidence the front tires and car were sound until this. Also if a motorcycle hits this it will kill them. I have photographed this report to ensure it is dealt with.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 19:21, Friday 14 January 2022

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    We have inspected the defect and carried out works to make the issue safe. Any further repairs that are needed will be completed in line with the timeframes set out in our maintenance plan.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways
    Crew temporarily patched pothole with viafix . Made Safe

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 07:23, Wednesday

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