Pothole ref: W201380270 Holcombe Down Road, Teignmouth

Provide the following information:

1. A copy of the Devon County Council’s highway inspection report which assessed pothole reference W201380270 on or around 04 January 2021; 

The Highway Inspection reports are available from this Devon County Council webpage  Please note that the document has been redacted to remove the personal information of third parties. We believe that the release of this information contravenes the first data protection principle, and this information is therefore exempt from disclosure pursuant to Section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Hierarchy Classification: Category 8 Minor Collector Rd, inspected Annually

Road/Section Number: C228 Holcombe Down Road, Teignmouth

2. Evidence (photos etc) to support authority’s assessment of the categorisation of pothole reference W201380270 following the inspection on or around 04 January 2021;

As of this date photographs taken by Inspectors were not mandatory, therefore this information is not held.

3. A copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to that road. Please send me the full policy, but this should include details of the intended frequency of road safety inspections, how these inspections should be conducted and the maximum time between identification of a defect and repairs being carried out. 

Devon’s Highway Safety Policy sets out how inspections are undertaken and response timescales derived from a risk based assessment. This policy is publicly available from this Devon County Council webpage.

A copy of the road repair history for that road during the period Jan-Dec 2020. Again, please send me the full road repair history, but this should include: 

a) dates of all safety inspections between January to December 2020;

b) details of how safety inspections were undertaken (walked or driven, speed of inspection vehicle etc)

c) details of all carriageway defects identified, with description, date and time;

d) details of how the authority handled these defects, what repairs were undertaken and the time between the identification of each defect and a repair being carried out. 

The road repair history reports are available from this Devon County Council webpage