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Terrible surface here, just where you have to ride to avoid dooring and overtaking motor vehicles

The Grantchester Meadows path just doesn't get any better. This is the condition after the County Council have allegedly "fixed" it. All it needs is a tarmac path between the end of the surfaced road to the start of the surfaced path. I am ... [more]

The Grantchester Meadows path just doesn't get any better. This is the condition after the County Council have allegedly "fixed" it. All it needs is a tarmac path between the end of the surfaced road to the start of the surfaced path. I am ... [more]

Opened section of Ridgeway with weirdly shaped bollards, misplaced lamp-posts, and loose gravel on the cycleway. Naturally nobody wants to cycle on loose gravel so everyone cycles on the tiled side that was supposed to be the footway. ... [more]

Unopened section of Ridgeway with weirdly shaped bollards & loose gravel pathway (supposed to be swept clean eventually).

Sadly the good times end & we go back to tar spray and chip all over. And it's not swept, so I don't dare venture onto it. Even a slight nudge with my bike tire & it's covered in pebbles that I have to pick out so they don't penetrate my ti ... [more]

Best part of the Ridgeway I've yet seen. Feels almost Dutch. Red tarmac for the cycleway & confusingly tar spray and chip for the footway (even though tar spray and chip is used elsewhere for the cycleway). The lamp posts are placed outside ... [more]

Suddenly the tar spray and chip Ridgeway gives way to a red machine-laid tarmac Ridgeway. And the tar spray and chip surface is used for the footway instead. I have to wonder why the red tarmac wasn't the choice for the whole Ridgeway cycle ... [more]

Ridgeway branches. Asphalt is 'interim surfacing' while 'tar spray and chip' is final surfacing on right. This branch of the path has been swept, so loose gravel is actually relatively rare now. It's not as smooth as asphalt but workable. H ... [more]

Closer look at some of the loose gravel on the tar spray & chip surface. Needs to be swept.

Puddles forming on supposedly 'permeable' surface. Hmm.

The Coe Fen path is now showing clear signs of wear.

Disintegrating road surface mainly around a set of five utility inspection covers – Parkside, Cambridge, adjacent to junction with Clarendon Street. This close-up photo shows dangerously-exposed edge of utility inspection cover. Rel ... [more]

Disintegrating road surface mainly around a set of five utility inspection covers – Parkside, Cambridge, adjacent to junction with Clarendon Street. This view shows how cyclists are forced too near to the kerb by this sequence of hazar ... [more]

Carriageway surface of Elm Street, Cambridge, CB1 1EJ at junction with Jesus Terrace/Clarendon Street. A number of potholes have developed and others are developing through 'crocodile' cracking – mainly – but not wholly – associat ... [more]

Subsiding road surface around utility inspection cover, opposite 48 Tenison Road, Cambridge. This and two linked photos #48157, #48158) show hazards on/near the line of travel of cyclists on this road leading to Cambridge railway station ... [more]

Subsiding road surface, previously patch-repaired, opposite 18 Tenison Road, Cambridge. This and two linked photos #48157, #48159) show hazards on/near the line of travel of cyclists on this road leading to Cambridge railway station.

Subsiding road surface around utility inspection covers, Tenison Road, Cambridge near junction with Mill Road. This and two linked photos (#48158, #48159) show hazards on/near the line of travel of cyclists on this road leading to Cambri ... [more]

Deteriorating road surface, right-turn lane, Panton Street between Saxon Street & Union Road. University departments, a variety of schools, public-sector and private generate significant cycle traffic along this street. This stretch of d ... [more]

Deteriorating road surface, right-turn lane, Panton Street between Saxon Street & Union Road. University departments, a variety of schools, public-sector and private generate significant cycle traffic along this street. This stretch of d ... [more]

Deteriorating road surface, right-turn lane, Panton Street near junction with Lensfield Road. University departments, a variety of schools, public-sector and private generate significant cycle traffic along this street. This stretch of d ... [more]

Deteriorating road surface, right-turn lane, Panton Street near junction with Lensfield Road. University departments, a variety of schools, public-sector and private generate significant cycle traffic along this street. This stretch of d ... [more]

From http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/CMSWebsite/Apps/Highways/TrackProblem.aspx?ref=NM-39033 the current status of this fault is shown as 'completed'. Hmm... As one hole is patched, another opens. The section of carriageway showing ' ... [more]

Collapsing carriageway surface in Gonville Place at 'Hyde Park Corner', Cambridge (junction with Regent Street). Defect shows up clearly in recently-updated Google StreetView. Defect will be subject to constant pounding/vibration from ne ... [more]

Collapsing carriageway surface and associated utility cover opposite Nº 69 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 2AW near to junction with Mawson Road. Will be subject to constant pounding/vibration from off-side wheels of most NW-bound (city-bound ... [more]

Collapsing carriageway surface (crocodile cracking) Lensfield Road, Cambridge, near to bus stop lay-by close to junction with Hills Road.

Pothole in carriageway of Lensfield Road, Cambridge, outside Scott Polar Institute. Pothole will be subject to constant pounding/vibration from near-side wheels of most W-bound vehicles in Lensfield Road. On trajectory of pedal-cycli ... [more]

Collapsing carriageway surface around utility cover, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, near to junction with Trumpington St/Trumpington Rd. Given the position of this defect, it will be subject to constant pounding and vibration from the off-si ... [more]

Collapsing carriageway surface and associated utility cover, Mill Street, Cambridge, CB1 2HP at junction with Mawson Road, CB1 2EA. Street caters for more traffic than might be realised because of adjacent no entry and one-way streets a ... [more]

Pothole of approximate dimensions 40cm x 30cm x 6cm depth in carriageway outside Nº 10 Perowne Street CB1 2AY near to junction with Emery Road. Sub-surface hardcore thrown up by passing vehicles could result in injury.

Depression in the carriageway outside Nº 95 Mill Road CB1 2UB (near to junction with Gwydir Street); pothole of approximate dimensions 80cm x 60cm x 7cm depth in carriageway outside Nº 89; four lengths of 'crocodile' cracking between Nºs ... [more]

Pothole of approximate dimensions 80cm x 60cm x 7cm depth in carriageway outside Nº 89 Mill Road CB1 2UB near to its junction with Gwydir Street – V hazardous: could cause unseating of cyclist or motor-cyclist leading to injury accident ... [more]

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