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Large deep pothole destroyed my tyre

Reported in the Carriageway Defect category by Anthony dennison at 05:29, Monday 17 February 2020

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

Large and deep pothole A403 opposite Ryder Ltd it has completely destroyed my tyre have no spare been on nights and now having to wait 60 minutes for recovery sort it out and I’m expecting my tyre to be replaced

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 05:30, Monday 17 February 2020

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:49, Tuesday 18 February 2020

  • Hit my wheel around 5.15pm on the 18/02/20 straight away I could feel my tyre had gone flat but actually was both front and back passenger side wheels had shattered and damaged beyond repair ( van currently in the garage to see if any suspension or other problems may have occurred ) due to the depth of the hole being at least 5in deep this pot hole was full of water therefore I did not see it it’s straight after a bend on a busy road where I then spent 2hrs waiting for a breakdown truck in the cold and wet during rush hour trucks lorries and vans beeping and having to over take this left me in a extremely vulnerable position this could have been avoided had there been some signs or fencing around considering you have had this reported before it after reporting to the police they still didn’t arrive until an hour after who then cornered it of

    Another young man did the exact same thing 20 mins after me who luckily got away with just a puncture we think this could have easily turned into a collision as I lost all control of my vehicle

    I feel the council are liable as it’s your duty to repair the roads isn’t this what road tax is for? Our vehicles have to be fit to be on the road but your roads are not fit for our vehicles

    Can you please contact me with the relevant department to make a claim for the damage

    Posted by Nicola Derrett at 13:36, Wednesday 19 February 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:40, Wednesday 19 February 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:47, Thursday 20 February 2020

  • This issue has been temporarily repaired to make the site safe pending further investigation or future repairs.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:20, Wednesday 29 April 2020

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