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Overhanging vegetation blocking SID and junction of Moorfield Road and Harrington Road obstructing visibility for cars

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category by Town Clerk at 09:59, Tue 30 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways 2 minutes later. ref: 1713245.

The vegetation is obstructing the SID working because it is covered and junction of Moorfield Rd obstructing visibility for car drivers

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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 10:00, Tue 30 July 2019

  • There is a forward plan to carry out some large scale hedge trimming to harrington rd from moorfiels rd to the new A6 bypass once birds nesting restrictions are lifted currently the footpath is usable although restricted in places, VAS sign is slightly impeded. There are no safety issues regarding visibility at Moorfield rd junction.n.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:22, Tue 30 July 2019

  • The VAS sign is not slightly impeded, it is totally obscured and does not react to oncoming traffic. It is imperative that branches are cut back from the VAS as soon as possible.

    Posted anonymously at 10:03, Wed 31 July 2019

  • Please advise as a matter of urgency when some branches are going to be cut back which are obstructing the VAS sign. It is now totally covered. Irrespective of nesting, some of the branches could be cut back immediately.

    Posted anonymously at 10:07, Wed 21 August 2019

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