Hazard #73379

ID #73379
Status Fixed
Location SD 53286 30465
Location Description At traffic lights junction of Plungington Road with Aqueduct Street, adjacent to launderette on corner, in the direction of Preston city centre.
Road Name Plungington Road
Hazard Type Surface poorly restored after roadworks
Hazard Description Surface not reinstated properly after roadworks (although nearby surfaces around other drains have been tarmacked adequately). Hole is a serious hazard to cyclists as it is a busy traffic-light controlled crossroads. It is impossible to see in dark or wet conditions.
Caused damage to rear bicycle wheel rim and spokes because of the sharp edge on exit from the hole. Could cause loss of control.
Approximate Size 2ft x 1ft
Approximate Depth Up to 6in.
Approximate distance from Kerb 2ft (on Southbound side)
Date Encountered 8 Dec 2012
Date Added 9 Dec 2012
Planned Fix Date Unknown
Highway Authority Lancashire County Council
District / Ward / Parish Preston / Moor Park
Authority Reference Unknown
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