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No Footpath available from just before bridge to right across field to opposite hedge, had to fight my way through

Reported in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 13:34, Wed 24 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways 1 minute later. ref: 1707200.

The bridge and the path leading to it was completely overgrown. The path from the bridge should go straight across the field according to the map and WM roundels, but your map shows path going round field. Either way no obvious path could be identified. Having got across the field I struggled to find the gap in the hedge

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:35, Wed 24 July 2019

  • Path clear at time of inspection. Clearance works carried out around the bridge.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:10, Thu 22 August 2019

  • The bridleway is almost entirely blocked by a large patch of brambles and a fallen wire fence. It is completely unsafe to try to ride across this surface.

    Posted anonymously at 16:45, Sun 10 November 2019

  • The legal line of this Bridleway runs to the side of the section of brambles, along the field headland. As the line of the path does not pass through the bramble section, no further clearance works are required at his location.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:54, Tue 3 December 2019

  • Following an on-site risk based assessment there is no action required at this time.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:50, Wed 5 February 2020

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