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I hit the rain carved pothole burst tyre damaged my wheel. Fortunately did not hit another car

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 11:19, Mon 18 November 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 2 minutes later. ref: 1851168.

This road is full of potholes and road is sinking in places . Most of the damage is old repairs . It cost me £200 in repairs it could have cost a lot more if I had lost control of the car . Car tax and speeding fines should be more than enough to keep our county roads amongst the best. Northampton is growing mainly around warehouses and distribution. Please Keep our roads safe and a pleasure to drive on . I see drivers every day swerving to miss pot holes . I really hope one does not cause an accident that can not be repaired.

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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 11:20, Mon 18 November 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A works order has already been raised and will be completed within 7 days to repair potholes.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:36, Wed 4 December 2019

  • I have just hit a very large and dangerous pot hole on the left hand side of Sandy Lane travelling up from the Shell garage roundabout towards Berrywood Road. I am going to get car checked out, as it did not sound very good.

    Posted anonymously at 12:38, Friday 28 February 2020

  • I hit a pot hole last night travelling home from work. I work for Northants Police and need my car for work. I’m having to go and get it repaired today at a cost to myself and hope there’s no other damage caused to my car.

    Posted anonymously at 12:01, Saturday 29 February 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Works were completed on 22/11/2019.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:36, Monday

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