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Massive path hole just before heading up the bridge on A40 (heading towards Baker Street). It dammaged my tire/puncture side wall

Reported via mobile in the Pothole category anonymously at 18:31, Wed 3 February 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2522793.

Huge and deep path hole gets covered with water. I couldn’t see it and drove over it. Instantly damaged my front left tire/side wall puncture. Replacement and realignment (as minimum) required. Possible other damages (will get it checked for). Happened on Saturday 30/01 at 8.40pm

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  • Your report has been investigated and we have reported this to our contractors. If this confirmed as safety issue it will be made safe within 24 hours. A permanent repair, if needed, will be carried within our next programmed works for the area or sooner if we can. Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. Should you need anything else or have any questions please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234

    To note all Action Scheduled reports are auto closed after 28 days, the fault however will be fixed within the timescale stated above which may be sooner or in a few cases take a little longer.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 18:40, Wed 3 February 2021

  • The action scheduled for your report should now have been completed as detailed in your previous response. On some occasions it does take a little longer than scheduled. If you have any further queries on this, please either create a new report or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 05:32, Thu 4 March 2021

  • Popped my front-right tyre on this section of the A40 at 3am on the 4th March, heading east. Car required a flat-top AA to recover the car as it was undrivable.

    Posted anonymously at 17:49, Tue 30 March 2021

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