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Potholes, cracks and an uneven road surface stretching all the way across the road opposite the driveway of 74 West Elloe avenue.

Reported in the Pothole on road/cycleway category anonymously at 11:14, Monday 9 March 2020

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council 1 minute later. Council ref: 369342.

These potholes, cracks and uneven road surface is the result of previous works being poorly repaired. Anything bigger than a car hitting this stretch of road in either direction causes properties in the area to shake. Speeding HGV`s are a particular problem along this road and have significantly aided in the rapid worsening of the state of the road over the last couple of months.

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  • Thank you for reporting this issue. A highways officer will investigate and provide an update within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:16, Monday 9 March 2020

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. A highways officer will investigate and provide an update within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:11, Monday 9 March 2020

  • As a resident in the immediate vicinity of this reported problem I agree with everything the reportee says. The problem of vehicle vibration has been getting progressively worse over the time (20 years) I have lived here. Damaged road surface is exacerbating the issue. I have now become accustomed to the constant shuddering of my property every time a large vehicle passes... how long before property damage is caused I dread to think. If it does LCC can prepare for significant claims from local residents.

    Posted anonymously at 19:11, Monday 9 March 2020

  • We need to investigate this report. We will contact you again when an update is available.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:19, Tuesday 10 March 2020

  • We are sorry but we are not taking immediate action with this report. We have assessed the fault in accordance with our Highways Infrastructure Asset Management Plan and it does not require urgent action. We will continue to monitor this location as part of our routine inspection schedule. If the fault deteriorates significantly please report this again to us. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:47, Friday 3 April 2020

  • This problem is worsening, the pothole is getting bigger/deeper as are the cracks right across the road. The vibration caused by vehicles is now causing needless damage to properties along this stretch of road. As an A road into Spalding how can this not require urgent action even if its just a temporary measure.

    Posted anonymously at 14:36, Tuesday 14 April 2020

  • I have to concur with the anonymous poster today and with the original poster of this complaint. To reject the complaint "in accordance with ... Asset Management Plan" is a cop out of major proportions. The road surface is seriously damaged and will only continue to worsen over time unless something is done to remedy it. The Covid-19 situation has reduced the amount of daily traffic on this A road which means any worsening will be slower. However a right thinking Council would seize the opportunity to schedule remedial work so that it can be performed once the Country is out of lockdown but before the weight of traffic increases again. Failure to do so will inevitably result in a najor through route to require more significant repair in the not too distant future and as has been indicated even more damage to resident's properties tan that currently experienced.

    Posted by Mark Loosemore at 15:22, Tuesday 14 April 2020

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