Hazard #56402

ID #56402
Status Fixed
Location NY 91035 39231
Location Description From Westgate, Go up Scutterhill Bank, follow hairpin bends up the hill, past farm building on left. Reach large mounds on Right (next to eroded wall). Huge hole in road next to eroded wall.
Road Name Scutterhill Bank
Hazard Type Other
Hazard Description Massive gouge in road surface. Edge to edge, very deep.
On a very steep descent, over blind crest, potentialy lethal cycling accident waiting to happen.
Google street car:- http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&ll=54.747291,-2.141089&spn=0.020064,0.066047&t=p&z=15&layer=c&cbll=54.747465,-2.141008&panoid=EwyhdB1Kb0IgL2T2_suRyw&cbp=12,187.75,,0,19.06
Only luck saved me.
Please fix, thanks!
Approximate Size Massive to cyclists. 2m wide (edge to edge of road), 1m long, 10-15 cm deep. Unavoidable.
Approximate Depth 10cm
Approximate distance from Kerb Spans entire width of road.
Date Encountered 3 May 2011
Date Added 6 May 2011
Planned Fix Date Unknown
Highway Authority Durham County Council
District / Ward / Parish Wear Valley / St John's Chapel / Stanhope
Authority Reference From Westgate, Go up Scutterhill Bank, follow hairpin
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