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Large rut at the side of the road

Reported in the Potholes & road surface category anonymously at 13:26, Wed 24 July 2019

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 4 minutes later. Council ref: 1706962.

Message Late Friday afternoon we were driving our Discovery along the road from the Castle of Comfort to East Harptree (Smitham hill). Outside of Hill farm we had to move over in the road slightly as a car coming towards us from the opposite direction was taking up a lot of the road. In doing this our back nearside tyre went off the edge of the tarmac into a deep rut, this punctured the tyre, so we had to stop and change the wheel. This incident has cost us £140.00 to replace the tyre. Who is to blame for the state of this road. If you would like to inspect the tyre it is with Phillips tyre centre in Shepton Mallet. Location: Easting/Northing: 354805/153461 (51.27849, -2.649336) Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Mendip, GB Nearest postcode to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated): BS40 6DB (42m away)

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  • Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:30, Wed 24 July 2019

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    Posted anonymously at 14:34, Wed 24 July 2019

  • We are looking into this issue. You can check back here for further updates.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:28, Mon 29 July 2019

  • Hill Farm is out of BANES area - This would come under Mendip Council

    Posted anonymously at 12:37, Wed 31 July 2019

  • We have now closed this report. If you disagree with this decision, please raise a new report. Please include your previous reference number and an explanation of why you wish the report to be reopened.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Systems Team at 10:33, Friday 13 January 2023

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