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Photo listing : potholes

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[Image taken 15.9.22] Foss Islands Path, bridge over Huntington Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There is now a visible ‘step’ in the height of the concrete. Either this defect or the one in #186176 has caused me to n ... [more]

[Image taken 15.9.22] Foss Islands Path, bridge over Huntington Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The Foss Islands Path is very popular with the full range of non-motorised user. Justifiably. It links places people live, s ... [more]

Cracked surfacing to cycle path. Coton path bridge across the M11. West sound. This path is a disgrace, it was closed for 2 years in order to re-surface the bridge approach ramps and this is the state of them less than a year later. Easily ... [more]

Cracked surfacing to cycle path. Coton path bridge across the M11. This path is a disgrace, it was closed for 2 years in order to re-surface the bridge approach ramps and this is the state of them less than a year later. Easily wide enough ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, close to car park on Water Lane/Woodland Chase, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The danger the damage constitutes here is exacerbated by it being in the centre of th ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, close to car park on Water Lane/Woodland Chase, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] Context: #186006. Other image here today and links: #186002. Cycle wheel in one of th ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] I was taking a photo of damage nearby when I heard a shout and brakes. This cyclist just rescued himself from this crevasse. It was i ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] My cycle showing how far in my wheel goes in this crevasse (see: #186004). Other image here today and links: #186002.

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] There is an additional hazard here – a difference of 3cm in height between the two sides of the damage: 7cm and 10cm. The width of ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The crevasse is 5cm wide and 6cm deep in places. The Backies is a nature reserve (www.york.gov.uk/directory-record/588/clifton-backie ... [more]

[Image taken 5.9.22] Rawcliffe Country Park/Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context and links: #185997. Same problem Clifton Backies: #186002.

[Image taken 5.9.22] Rawcliffe Country Park/Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, York. [Note; No street view at this location.] The dry weather is causing ravines to open up in our motor traffic-free routes. This one is 7cm across at this point and 8 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] Heworth Green, York. Taking this exit off the roundabout in torrential rain a week or so ago I thought the damage had been repaired. I went back today to check. No holes. Much safer. People on cycles no longer need to ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] An erstwhile 'people' space close to the Millennium Bridge. The red line of tarmac was a zebra crossing (see: #168497). It was installed then taken out (see: ... [more]

[Image taken 22.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context: # Is it only the tarmac damage round the drain that’s marked up for repairs (the orange dot)? Other image today: #183664.

[UPDATE 29.6.22 CYC replied: "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required."] [Image taken 21.6.22] Bootham, York. Third section of tarmac damage. This time outside North Sou ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Bootham, York. Additional tarmac damage: in the centre of the road (junction with Bootham Row, outside Bodrum takeaway) plus around the access cover. I'll keep an eye on it. There will have to be holes before CYC will ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Bootham, York. Tarmac damage opposite Sainsbury's. I reported it - without images - but it got returned with: Mended. (That refers to other damage reported that was mended.) I will keep an eye on this as Bootham is a k ... [more]

As usual, some potholes meet the criteria for repair and others don't - it'd be far cheaper and easier just to fix the lot rather than waiting for them to get worse. More of the same behind the camera.

I reported this on the county highways web form in February - 'It's a hole that you occasionally fix but it keeps coming back, perhaps because vehicles are turning. Please do it properly!' and received a reply in June - 'We are pleased to ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.22] Lendal Bridge, Museum Street/Station Road junction with Rougier Street, York. Context and links: #183196.

[Image taken 1.6.22] Lendal Bridge, Museum Street/Station Road junction with Rougier Street, York. The cracking is right the way across the road. Older image of this ASL damage: #177156. I’ll re-report it. Location: #183197. Other image t ... [more]

[Image taken 24.5.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Location of hazard in: #182794. (Also context and links.)

[UPDATE: 22.6.22. At least part of the damage has been marked up for repair: #183663.] [Image taken 24.5.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. The tarmac around this grating is cracking and some has already come out. That means there's a sharp metal ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] The Stonebow/Peasholme Green, York. The dark line is the repaired area shown damaged in: #175912. Other images today and links: #182743.

[UPDATE: 13.6.22 The entire strip was been filled and is shiny and smooth.] [UPDATE: On 26.5.22 I saw the deepest part of the damage had been repaired.] [Image taken 17.5.22] New Lane, just after the junction with Malton Road, Huntington/Yo ... [more]

[UPDATE: 13.6.22 The entire strip was been filled and is shiny and smooth.] [Image taken 17.5.22] New Lane looking towards the junction with Malton Road, Huntington/York. The lanes are very narrow. This is a mini yet there is no space to pa ... [more]

[UPDATE: 13.6.22 The entire strip was been filled and is shiny and smooth.] [Image taken 17.5.22] New Lane looking towards the junction with Malton Road, Huntington/York. Location of pothole/tarmac damage in: #182641 also links.

[UPDATE: #185678] [UPDATE 23.6.22: I saw the two nearest damaged areas of tarmac have been marked up for repair] [Image taken 14.5.22] Heworth Green (town side of the roundabout), York. I will (finally) report this damage. It's at the exit ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.22] Heworth Green (town side of the roundabout), York. Context: #182600. Cyclists. Must. Be. Able. To. Look. Around. Them. We. MUST. NOT. Have. To. Look. Down. Other images and links today: #182594.

[Image taken 13.5.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Very damaged tarmac. My feet fit (widthways) in some of the longitudinal fissures now. Context: #181245. Other images today and links: #182575.

[Image taken on 4.5.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Damaged tarmac. Context: #181245. I went to see if there have been repairs here. I've asked the ward councillor; I’ve made a complaint... I think one section has been patched but not all of i ... [more]

[UPDATE: I saw on 18.5.22 this damage had been patched.] [Image taken 26.4.22] The Stonebow-Peasholme Green, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Extensive tarmac damage on a road where large vehicles (including buses) move fast. Cyclists ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.4.22] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York just at the turn into Library Square (Explore York/the main public library), York. To the right of/underneath the blue vehicle there is also a right-turn arrow/tiny box for people ... [more]

Buses and construction trucks turning into Station Road mean that this storm grating is a permanent danger to cyclists.

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Context and links: #181245.

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Context and links: #181245.

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Context and links: #181245.

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Context and links: #181245.

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. My phone fits into the damage here. My phone is L10cm x W3.5cm x D1.5cm. Context and links: #181245.

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Damaged tarmac. You can see how difficult it is for someone on a cycle/scooter to avoid the longitudinal fissures many of which are as wide as or wider than tyres. They could have you off. I wi ... [more]

[See later image: #182404.] [UPDATE: 14.4.22] My complaint - my concerns - have been knocked back. A reply from CYC today says: "...our engineers have inspected the area & have determined at this time there are no areas considered an immedi ... [more]

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. Context and links: #181245.

[Image taken on 28.3.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, Bootham, York. Context: #180718. 75cm is not accessible and therefore not acceptable. It hugely limits who can use this route which is traffic-free and in parkland for half its length. ... [more]

[UPDATE: 20.6.22 I saw all the holes had been filled.] [Image taken 8.3.22] Duncombe Place/Museum Street/Blake Street/St Leonard's Place junction, York. The tarmac at this critical junction is either damaged (as here), or patched. This area ... [more]

There's a constant cycle of building and renovation work on Porson Road (NCN route 11) so of course there are huge potholes.

[Image taken 14.2.22] Peasholme Green, York. Detail/context: #179052.

[Update: 3.3.22] CYC has replied it won't be repairing the tarmac: "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required." [Image taken 14.2.22] Peasholme Green York The damage on th ... [more]

This pothole never goes away, although occasionally it gets patched up - it's pretty bad at the moment.

Repaired before I had a chance to report it - let's see how well it last.

Pothole on a busy route to Cambridge station

Big pothole at the youth hostel junction, Cambridge

The irregular surface remains untouched, despite work going on in the park for around two years now. See also #46958.

[UPDATE: 16.5.22 I saw tarmac all around this access cover had been redone.] [Image taken 25.1.22] Tanner Row, York. Damage around an access cover in the contraflow cycle lane. Location this issue: #178209. Other images today: #178199 and l ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Tanner Row, York. Context: #178206. Other images today: #178199 and links.

The road was recently closed here for a couple of days (#177601) - but the deathtraps were not touched.

The Station Road-bound lane of Hills Road is getting worse and worse.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s Lane, York. Looking along St Mary’s Lane towards the steps at the junction with St Mary’s Lane (see: #177813). Note the damaged tarmac. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s Lane, York. Looking along St Mary’s Lane towards St Mary’s steps (see: #177808). Note the damaged tarmac. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s Lane, York. Looking along St Mary’s Lane towards the steps at the junction with St Mary’s Lane (see: #). Note the damaged tarmac AND the gouges out of the grass verge. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] Looking along St Mary’s Lane, York. Tarmac damage. Context and links: #177760.

Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Looking towards Bootham – and the site of the planned crossing. Tarmac damage. Context and links: #177760.

Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Tarmac damage. Context and links: #177760.

[UPDATE: #181221.] [Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Tarmac damage. Other images tarmac damage here today: #177806, #177807. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Tarmac damage. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 13.1.22] Lendal Bridge/Museum Street, York. Yet more damage (see also: #165154, #165765) on this key route for people, on cycles of all design and widths. The surface feels like a washboard and is also starting to crack. Other ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate junction with Coppergate looking towards Clifford Street,, York. Extensive tarmac damage. See also: #177530 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate/Clifford Street, looking towards Coppergate, York. Surface damage. See also: #177530 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. Damaged cobbles. On a street with cycle parking: #177527, #177528. Other images today: #177526 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate/Clifford Street, looking towards Coppergate, York. Surface damage. See also: #177530 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate/Clifford Street/Coppergate, looking towards King Street, York. An abandoned cone is an obstruction and a hazard for pedestrians sighted and non- and people with mobility issues. It also invites the attention o ... [more]

[Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Even the repaired areas are cracking. Location: #177485. Other image of the damage: #177487. Other image today: #177488.

[Update: This was being repaired as I cycled past today 1.3.22] [Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Location of extensive tarmac damage. Very difficult to avoid if you are on a cy ... [more]

[Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Closeup of some of the tarmac damage here. See also: #177485, #177486. Other image today: #177488.

[UPDATE: #183856] [Image taken 7.1.22] Low Ousegate, York. 'Tram track'-style damage. Longitudinal, direction of travel cracking that can trap a cycle wheel. Even crossing such damage can make the handling of a cycle unpredictable. This is ... [more]

[UPDATE: This has been patched see: #178653.] [Image taken 3.1.22] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Crichton Avenue, York. I reported the damage on 7.12.21. It got knocked back (see: #176434). Less than one month on and the hol ... [more]

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Difficult to avoid for all but the most assertive cyclists. One of four images taken today. Other images: #176955, #176956, #176957.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[UPDATE 22.12.21: Reply from CYC "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required." [Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Other images this issue ... [more]

[Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Other images this issue today: #176927 and links

[Image taken 19.12.21] Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. This is just one example of the damage on Hawthorn Terrace between its junction with Rowan Avenue and Lucombe Way. The remainder runs practically the length of that route. The cracki ... [more]

There have been some repairs to the disaster that is Station Road in Cambridge - it remains to be seen how well they last.

There have been some repairs to the disaster that is Station Road in Cambridge - it remains to be seen how well they last.

[UPDATE: This has been patched.] [Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Horner Street, York. Just some of the damaged tarmac along the length of Burton Stone Lane. Other potholes nearby today: #176434. Other images today: # ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Crichton Avenue, York. Location of potholes in: #176434. Other image nearby: #176436 and links.

[UPDATE: 4 weeks later and the hole is larger and deeper. See: #177229.] [UPDATE: My request for this damage to be repaired has been refused. "Thank you for your Water and drainage problem report submitted on 07/12/2021 11:43. The current ... [more]

Two or three holes on Station Road have been marked in yellow for repair - which is a total insult to all of us who have to tackle the road on anything less than a full-suspension mountain bike.

Two or three holes on Station Road have been marked in yellow for repair - which is a total insult to all of us who have to tackle the road on anything less than a full-suspension mountain bike.

As expected, the bodged repair (#166488) is falling apart.

Sinkhole in the middle of Mill Road outside number 156. Reported at: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk?id=00381396.

[Image taken 31.10.21] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Fast worsening damage on the riverside route at an almost unavoidable location at a tight turn with limited sight lines. This is part of the Scarborough Bri ... [more]

The ironwork here has become springy. It is possible to stand on one corner of it and the ground bounces when you push on it with your feet. But when bus goes over it then it emits a very loud clack, see video at #175270. There's already ... [more]

The roads of Viterbo have a lot of traffic and are in terrible condition.

There's a pothole in that muddy puddle, but no warning sign has been provided.

Tree root damage to the NCN7 path that has been left unattended to for so long that the actual root is now exposed. See also #99471.

Tree root damage all the way up the NCN7 ramp from the Hayburn Street underpass.

A pothole in the ramp down to the Hayburn Street underpass on NCN7. Placeholder #125619 may concern this defect.

[Image taken 13.8.21] Tanner Row, York, looking towards Wellington Row. Location image for: #173202

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