Council workers paint round pothole rather than fix it

Britain is, no doubt, in the grips of a pothole pandemic.

Drivers report worsening conditions up and down the roads, but now it looks like even the councils have given up.

Contractors were asked to repaint the yellow lines down a residential street in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

But when they came across a 4ft pothole – which according to Google Street View has been there since around 2009 – they decided to draw around it.

Nick Hayman, who spotted it,...
source: Metro

2018-06-19 12:56
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