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Very dangerous road surface

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 10:42, Sun 15 December 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 3 minutes later. ref: 1888842.

This is the Welford Rd new junction with Buckton Fields 2.

The developers have now removed traffic lights and the road surface is appalling and dangerous.

The warning signs are insufficient.

This could kill or seriously injure a motorcyclist.

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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 10:45, Sun 15 December 2019

  • No warning signs for raised ironworks or uneven Road surface

    Posted anonymously at 17:24, Sun 15 December 2019

  • The condition of this section of road is dangerous and is a consequence of the construction sight of lower buckton fields housing development it poorly repaired from time to time by Kelly the construction sight contractors the whole section needs urgently re- surfacing when will this happen

    Posted by Andrew Reid at 15:25, Thu 19 December 2019

  • Thankyou confor contacting the County Council regarding the signage at this location. We have asked the developer to review the signage as a priority due to the safety concerns highlighted.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 12:04, Fri 20 December 2019

  • Surface still very uneven and is now badly flooded going towards Kingsthorpe. Can't see how deep the water is until it is too late but it is like driving through a ford

    Posted anonymously at 12:34, Fri 20 December 2019

  • The road is still dangerous when will it be properly re-surfaced and appropriate traffic signs / markings be installed

    Posted anonymously at 15:10, Fri 20 December 2019

  • Thankyou for contacting County Council. The works Re currently suspended due to the Christmas embargo on works on Traffice sensitive routes ( main A roads) The developer is aiming to restart the works for the 4th of January.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:25, Fri 20 December 2019

  • Following a review this issue is not a Northamptonshire County Council responsibility.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:26, Fri 20 December 2019

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