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Outside 34 Sandy Road and opposite Bowls Club side gate

Reported via desktop in the Road Potholes category by David Thompson at 15:43, Sunday 30 June 2024

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 408658.

This appeared this morning , the surrounding infill around the manhole has started to break up and is causing large lumps of tarmac and stone to be deposited on the road surface. The manhole has sunk as it has done many times previously causing the break up. This time debris has already been spread across to the side of the road as shown in the second picture. Heavy traffic now feeding the new building site off Sutton Mill Road is probably the cause as traffic volume is now very high and continuous. Some of the lumps of debris are quite large and could easily fly by contact with a lorry tyre.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 15:43, Sunday 30 June 2024

  • Thank you for submitting your Highways report.
    Due to current budget constraints, we are having to prioritise repairs for defects that pose higher risks in accordance with our Network Management Maintenance Plan assessment criteria, the details of which can be found online http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/ transport/ roads-strategies/ highways-asset-management.aspx

    After inspecting the reported issue, our engineers have determined that this doesn't currently feature as a priority for repair. Rest assured, we'll continue to monitor the defect during future inspections. We appreciate your understanding and thank you for your report.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 15:11, Wednesday 10 July 2024

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