Hazard #62552

ID #62552
Status Fixed
Location NZ 14841 35294
Location Description At the top of High West Road, just before the left hand bend and directly opposite a building skip, which has been on the road for some considerable time.
The pothole is on the east-bound lane.
Road Name High West Road
Hazard Type Pothole
Hazard Description A long, wide and deep pothole, in the centre of the lane and very difficult to avoid.
The pothole is in a poorly lit area, on a fairly steep descent and just inside a 30mph limit.

On hitting the pothole at about 30mph, my front wheel collapsed and I was hurled onto the road and into a hawthorn hedge.
The front wheel and tyre were both wrecked, as was my waterproof jacket and bike computer.
Approximate Size 300mm X 600mm
Approximate Depth 100mm at deepest point, 50mm mostly.
Approximate distance from Kerb 2m
Date Encountered 4 Jan 2012
Date Added 4 Jan 2012
Planned Fix Date Unknown
Highway Authority Durham County Council
District / Ward / Parish Wear Valley / Crook South
Authority Reference Unknown
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