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Potholes,very rough surface arched road surface

Reported via mobile in the Damaged road category anonymously at 14:52, Sunday 10 April 2022

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 3449857.

This road has been in bad condition for many years. Pot hole just get filled and then the next year they are back, the road dips on each side of the road, it is not level and the road surface is very rough.

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  • Need to be some asap

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 14:53, Sunday 10 April 2022

  • This case is currently being investigated.

    Further updates will follow.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 08:20, Monday 11 April 2022

  • The reported issue requires further evidence or investigation, and as such will be monitored by our Highways Technicians.

    A re-inspection has been scheduled for a future date, which will determine if any action will be undertaken.

    Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 10:16, Tuesday 12 April 2022

  • You do realise that the "arched surface" is called camber and is built in to every road where possible and has been for hundreds of years as it allows water to drain off to the sides. Pretty common sense......

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 13:05, Tuesday 12 April 2022

  • Common sense would be visiting the road before commenting. This road has not been resurfaced in years, each time a pot hole arrises it just get patched up and the next year the same pot holes are back. In regards to the camber, for obvious reason roads have camber to help drainage and flooding. However on this road the camber is to the point that when you park your car, open your door it swings open and get grounded on the pavement, or better yet if you live or park on this road you are aware of the gradient and you are left trying to climb out of your car whilst holding the door. Not to mentions that because of this camber it mean the curbs are quite high. This therefore means it it very awkward to get in an out of vehicles. Seeing as there are elderly people and differently abled people who could possibly park on this road it would make sense that this road should be more levelled as this would make it easier on members of the public when parking and moving from vehicle to pavement.

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 17:21, Tuesday 12 April 2022

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