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Sinking surface

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category anonymously at 10:45, Wednesday 27 January 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Going towards London just before the layby, in Lane one in the drive line are a series of sinks. They unsettle the car at speed and you have to straddle the white line to avoid them.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning the road surface on the A303.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 10/02/21.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 13:38, Wednesday 27 January 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    Our inspection team have been to the site and located the sunken parts of the carriageway, which will be repaired in due course.

    We will continue to monitor the condition of the road. If it worsens further and becomes a safety concern, we will ensure it is made safe as quickly as possible. In the meantime, we’ve put warning signs in place to alert drivers.

    If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at:

    • 0300 123 5000


    Please quote 21833425 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Highways England at 11:59, Tuesday 2 February 2021

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