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Crash barrier design not fit for purpose

Reported in the Crash Barriers - Damaged / Missing category by Dave Gaster at 08:56, Tuesday 22 October 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1814313.

The barriers are quite narrow, the lines leading to them from either side do not enable cars or light vans to align properly. As a result it is very difficult for a driver to properly centre within the lead up from either direction. Furthermore, the width restriction are only needed due to gross mismanagement of KeirWSP staff, hence all damage & additional costs should pass through to KeirWSP insurers.

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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 09:00, Tuesday 22 October 2019

  • the white lines are designed to current standards to guide the driver through the restriction

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:39, Monday 4 November 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 County Council at 08:41, Monday 4 November 2019

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