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Terrible road condition / potholes on Sandy Lane, Harpole

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 19:43, Saturday 28 September 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 2 minutes later. ref: 1784625.

I live in Alsace Park, Duston & have to travel on Sandy Lane to the dual carriageway most days. The condition of the majority of the road is awful with huge potholes. This has been repaired as you come off the Kislingbury roundabout but only for the first few feet! This week I was travelling down the Sandy Lane & as it was quite busy it was too dangerous for me to dodge the huge potholes & as a result I have scraped one of my alloy wheels on my BRAND NEW car that I’ve only had for a few weeks (photos attached). I have enquired about getting it repaired & as they are diamond cut this can’t be repaired & I will have to replace my alloy at a cost of £500!! I would like to know if there’s a procedure where I can be refunded for this due to the road conditions being so poor?

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. 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 19:45, Saturday 28 September 2019

  • A works order has already been raised and will be completed within 7 days to repair potholes. For a claims form please email highways@Northamptonshire.gov.uk. Thank you for your enquiry.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:27, Friday 4 October 2019

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