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The Islands on stetch of road outside Wicksteed are dangerous and should be removed.

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category by David Tressler at 15:38, Thu 12 December 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 3 minutes later. ref: 1885664.

These Islands are hazards making cars swerve, there will be a serious accident one day. You can see the slabs have been hit several times and there is also poor lighting. I do not see why they were put in as I have never seen any excessive speeding in the 60 yrs I have been down that road.

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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 15:40, Thu 12 December 2019

  • Terrible road lighting at this location, cant see the unlit islands in the dark and rain!!! complete waste of time and money!!!

    Posted anonymously at 10:58, Mon 16 December 2019

  • Thank you for making us aware of your concerns about these new islands. They were installed on behalf of a local developer, as part of the conditions for their development. All such proposals go through a safety audit as part of the design and construction process, as well as a further review after construction. This would include a review of lighting, traffic speeds etc. When other changes along Barton Road are fully completed the whole scheme will be reviewed again.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:35, Mon 16 December 2019

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