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15 inch wide, 5 inch deep pothold. Near fatal accident.

Reported via mobile in the Pothole category anonymously at 17:48, Thu 23 November 2023

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS5246947.

Very dangerous over one foot wide and deep pothole on the edge of the bus lane and carriageway. Had a near fatal accident when merging. Extremely dangerous.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. We have investigated this, and it has now been referred to our contractors. If the defect is confirmed as a safety issue, it will be made safe within 24 hours. A permanent repair, if needed will be carried out during our next programmed works for the area, or sooner if we can. Should you need anything else or have any questions, you may wish to contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 17:52, Thu 23 November 2023

  • Update: I am a cyclist and the pothole is easily concealed by leaves or out of view when doing over shoulder checks when merging out of the bus lane. Needs to be fixed asap. As it's between lanes cyclists can lose control and fall into the traffic lane as did I today.

    Posted anonymously at 18:06, Thu 23 November 2023

  • 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, Fri 22 December 2023

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.