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Several potholes

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 10:22, Fri 6 December 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 4 minutes later. ref: 1877128.

Several deep pots holes now appeared on this road as you head towards the A361, some have become really deep and difficult to avoid with oncoming traffic

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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 10:26, Fri 6 December 2019

  • I want to claim damages - this will have cost me over £200 , £90 recovery £110 tyre and of course lost time ... impossible to avoid due to oncoming traffic - fact that yellow around must mean it’s identified - why not sorted .. I was second car this morning with exactly same issue and a local talked About it being an issue all the time

    Posted anonymously at 12:42, Mon 16 December 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry - Works have been instructed to repair defects that meet NCC investigatory levels. To be undertaken within 7 days.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 07:43, Tue 17 December 2019

  • My tyre and wheel are damaged following an incident at 18.00hrs on 17.12.19 and I will be taking action to recover the cost of repairs. As stated by a previous complainant this pothole is impossible to avoid with oncoming traffic and more so in foggy and dark conditions. This photo was taken the morning after the incident as it too dark and dangerous to stand and take a photo at the time of the incident. It is imperative that remedial work be undertaken as a matter of urgency.

    Posted anonymously at 10:34, Wed 18 December 2019

  • Tuesday 17th December 520pm it's was dark and very foggy. I hit this pothole I was traveling slowly because of poor his ability. It's was impossible to see or avoid this pothole due to for and oncoming traffic. This is the 4th tyre in 2 years I have had to replace due to the terrible Northamptonshire roads these are brand new winter tyres. I didn't push the claim once it was rejected but this time my car has now been left requiring a new wheel and tyre. So I'll be claiming this time

    Posted anonymously at 08:04, Thu 19 December 2019

  • Monday 16th December 2019, 12.45pm. Instant puncture and flat tyre, AA had to come and recover me. Really dangerous part of the road. No warning signs, prior to the potholes, impossible to avoid without causing a collision or damaging your car.

    Posted anonymously at 15:33, Thu 19 December 2019

  • Still not fixed!

    Posted anonymously at 08:28, Friday 3 January 2020

  • Unfortunately I have accidentally deleted the photo of the damaged tyre due to the pothole at the top of the Ridgeway just before the junction with the A361.

    It was dark around 5pm , had just left Coffee Classics at Braunston heading back to Leicester. Was slowing down at the top of The Ridgeway when I had this almighty bang front left , within a minute my tyre pressure monitoring system alerted me to a low pressure tyre. I had to stop as it was difficult drive with a flat nearside front tyre. Managed to get some air into the tyre and limp to Rugby truckstop. Called the AA as dont have a spare and the getyouhome kit did not do the job as the tyre wall split was massive. The AA got me home and I had to call a mobile tyre fitter to come and fit a new tyre at just over £100. It was impossible to see the pothole even with my headlights on.

    Posted anonymously at 18:00, Wednesday 15 January 2020

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