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The new junction is dangerous, my sons girlfriend has broken a rear wheel on the 21 September due to the design of the j

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 10:48, Sunday 22 September 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 2 minutes later. ref: 1776174.

The junction is poorly designed and dangerous, my sons girlfriend has damaged her offside rear wheel and this is the second time I have seen this in 8 days with another car broken down opposite the house. The cones which have been put do not give adequate clearance.

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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 07:01, Monday 23 September 2019

  • I have also witnessed damage to vehicles hitting the unlit junction islands. I’m waiting for a huge accident to happen here. I have also seen vehicles travelling head on towards each other due to being confused where to go when negotiating this poorly designed junction!

    Posted anonymously at 22:46, Monday 21 October 2019

  • Here is a picture of the junction.

    Posted anonymously at 22:51, Monday 21 October 2019

  • Thankyou for Contacting Northamptonshire Highways. We are sorry to hear of your experience and you comments have been noted. This junction has been safety audited as part of the the planned works and some minor improvements will be implemented here with regard to this issue.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:10, Thursday 24 October 2019

  • The part of the road on the curve is now collapsing and is some distance from being level, cars will catch their bumpers if not corrected. Please can you advise who will pay the £78 for the repair to the wheel damage? Thank you

    Posted anonymously at 14:56, Thursday 24 October 2019

  • Thankyou for Contacting Northamptonshire Highways. We are sorry to hear of your experience and you comments have been noted. This junction has been safety audited as part of the the planned works and some minor improvements will be implemented here with regard to this issue. Thankyou for your update please contact Insurances@kierwsp.co.uk in the first instance.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:17, Wednesday 30 October 2019

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