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Nearly came off my bike the other evening in a pothole on the westbound lane under the railway bridge

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 16:40, Saturday 14 September 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1767474.

I couldn't see this pothole when I cycled under the bridge shortly after 9:00pm on Thursday evening 12 September. I nearly came off my bike.

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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 County Council at 16:45, Saturday 14 September 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry, defect has been temporarily repaired untill more permanent repair can be undertaken within the next 26 weeks.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:04, Wednesday 18 September 2019

  • This pothole has become larger and deeper because of recent rainfall and flooding under the bridge.

    Posted anonymously at 12:15, Sunday

  • Hole has opened up in the carriage way on Northampton Road under the bridge heading out of the town

    Posted anonymously at 16:41, Sunday

  • Pothole same place, under railway bridge following flood. Causing traffic to travel on wrong side of the road - now urgent 11/11/2019

    Posted anonymously at 10:29, Monday

  • This pothole is now deep enough to cause damage to a car and presents a clear danger to cyclists. It needs urgent repair before someone gets injured.

    Posted anonymously at 10:52, Monday

  • Pot-hole re-appeared under the railway bridge following recent rain. Dangerous.

    Posted anonymously at 12:50, Monday

  • I hit this same pothole returning from kettering town to Mawsley at lunchtime today 11.11.19 - it is extremely deep and I will be getting my car checked as soon as possible. This is a very dangerous pothole as A) due to the heavy rain it looked like a puddle in the road and B) no-one can take avoiding action due to oncoming traffic. I cannot stress how upsetting this has been in a small vehicle to hit this.

    Posted anonymously at 14:18, Monday

  • My car hit this this morning and Friday morning 8 Sept 2019. It is a significant pothole now and needs repairing quickly. My wheel gave a hell of clunk when I drove into it. It is not visible with all the rain and unavoidable.

    Posted anonymously at 14:44, Monday

  • Pothole under the lower bridge. Hit this today, thought I damaged my wheel. Dangerous. Immediate action required.

    Posted anonymously at 16:19, Monday

  • Hit this myself, my mum hit it and her partner, 3 different people in 3 different cars. Mine has hard suspension and it sounded like the tyre exploded when I hit it. Had car inspected, small amount of damage to wheel - massive pothole impossible to see at night. Needs sorting ASAP.

    Posted anonymously at 19:35, Monday

  • I hit this pothole at night and you can hardly see it and is unavoidable when there is on coming traffic. My car made an awful clunk when my wheel hit it which could cause major damage. Needs sorting ASAP.

    Posted anonymously at 21:53, Monday

  • This pothole is incredibly dangerous just by entry to bridge has caused flat tyre and tracking problems to car at very low speed

    Posted anonymously at 23:05, Monday

  • Please repair, I drive here regularly and don’t want to damage my car! It seems larger every day.

    Posted anonymously at 23:40, Monday

  • Please repair, I drive here regularly and don’t want to damage my car! It seems larger every day.

    Posted anonymously at 23:40, Monday

  • Hit this pothole monday evening. Car now has problem because of it.

    Posted anonymously at 19:33, Tuesday

  • IT'S BACK!! The pothole under the railway bridge is back this morning 15/11/19! Only repaired Monday night/Tuesday morning ! Get the contractor back to repair properly!!!! Please this is such a dangerous area with no room for vehicles to bypass. URGENT AGAIN!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 07:55 today

  • IT'S BACK!! The pothole under the railway bridge is back this morning 15/11/19! Only repaired Monday night/Tuesday morning ! Get the contractor back to repair properly!!!! Please this is such a dangerous area with no room for vehicles to bypass. URGENT AGAIN!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 07:59 today

  • IT'S BACK!! The pothole under the railway bridge is back this morning 15/11/19! Only repaired Monday night/Tuesday morning ! Get the contractor back to repair properly!!!! Please this is such a dangerous area with no room for vehicles to bypass. URGENT AGAIN!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 07:59 today

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