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Long road

Reported via mobile in the Pothole on road/cycleway category anonymously at 13:51, Monday 12 February 2024

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 493304.

3.5 foot long by 2 foot width and 6 inch deep. I was driving down the road at approximately 6.07pm on the 9th Feb 2024 when I hit this pot hole I was doing 40mph as it was very dark and foggy. I'm not sure how long it has been there but must have been a long time to be that big and deep. I called the police my incident number is Incident ref.. 364 09/02/2024 it has caused structure damage but unfortunately I can not afford to get my car into the garage to find out exactly what it is

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with a pothole on the road or cycleway. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about potholes on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:51, Monday 12 February 2024

  • On the Friday 9th February at approximately 6pm I was driving along this road in the dark at 40mph. I managed to get to a safe stopping area to assess the damage to my car. The tyre had been burst from what I could see. I had to leave my car over night and get picked up by a friend, as I had my children in the car and I didn’t feel safe waiting long there. When I went back the next day I rang my break down company, they sent a mobile tyre company to get my car in the road until I could get it to a garage on the Monday. The car need a new tyre supplied and fitted. The cost of this was £267. I was then informed the pot hole had buckled my wheel, which has cost me a further £102 to get repaired. Is there a process to go through to claim this back please?

    Posted anonymously at 13:11, Tuesday 13 February 2024

  • We have an update. Our highways team have issued this work out to one of their delivery gangs. We’ll let you know when the job is complete.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:38, Tuesday 13 February 2024

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 14:33, Tuesday 23 April 2024

  • All done! The work’s finished and the issue is now resolved. Thank you for contacting us about this. Your report has meant that we can focus our effort where it’s needed most.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:33, Tuesday 23 April 2024

  • Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:33, Wednesday 8 May 2024

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