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Pot hole on A40 Flyover

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 16:51, Thursday 10 February 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3303644.

Travelling eastbound on A40 flyover in the left hand lane after the paddington exit

I was driving at the speed limit of 30mph (this is an average speed check zone) in the left hand lane when i hit a pothole causing my tyre to rupture. I called the police (crime ref no. CAD7291) as i feared i was a danger to cars driving past. While waiting for a recovery vehicle another car hit the same pothole and got a flat tyre and pulled up behind me. Police came and witnessed the rupture to the tyre. I had to get my vehicle recovered. I have since found out another car got a flat tyre from the same pothole 2 days before. the repair of these potholes is well overdue and i have had to pay for 2 new tyres and this has cost me 4 hours of my time. this was reported to Brent council (reference for this report is 2944448) i have videos that are too big to attach - these also showing the car that got a puncture on the same spot right after i did

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. You will be pleased to know that our routine inspections had already picked up this issue and it has been resolved. Our routine inspections had already picked up this issue and it has been resolved.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 17:09, Thursday 10 February 2022

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. Our team had investigated this for you and found that this doesn't fall under the responsibility of Transport for London and comes under the remit of the local borough. You may therefore wish to report this issue by using www.fixmystreet.com, or directly to the borough. Should you need anything else, please contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: not TfL’s responsibility

    Posted by TfL at 19:06, Thursday 10 February 2022

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