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There is a 20inch pot hole developing at the bottom of the hill near the stream, the pothole is on th westbound side

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 10:00, Mon 30 December 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 11 minutes later. ref: 1909724.

The pothole has been there for about 2 weeks and it is getting bigger, it is causing cars to move to the middle of the road to avoid it. A previous pothole was repaired next to it in the summer of 2019.

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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 10:10, Mon 30 December 2019

  • Unfortunately my husband was unable to avoid driving over this pothole due to oncoming traffic. This resulted in damage to the tyre on the car. An expense that is certainly not need right now.

    Posted anonymously at 11:19, Monday 6 January 2020

  • This pothole is getting bigger and I cycle back from work along here in the dark and if a car is behind me it leaves me with about a foot of road to avoid this hole.If I misjudge this I don’t know what would happen because I would be taken off my bike.

    Posted anonymously at 18:33, Friday 10 January 2020

  • The pothole has now got bigger and got deeper due to recent heavy rain on the 9/1/20. It is also on the east bound side of Desborough Road, heading toward the A6.

    This now becoming dangerous as cars are moving into the middle of road to get past it, alot of cyclists also use this route and if they hit the pothole they are likely to come off their bikes.

    Posted anonymously at 15:50, Saturday 11 January 2020

  • The pothole is now dangerously huge. I hit it last night in the rain and have damaged my car tyre. As usual Northants council are doing nothing. This will cause serious injury or worse to a cyclist or Motorcyclist if they hit this

    Posted anonymously at 07:37, Wednesday 15 January 2020

  • This pot hole has got dangerously worse!!! This is my second reporting of it, after reporting car about it causing car damage, and nobody has got back to me!!! I was unable to avoid this this morning, fortunately I had slowed right down as knew it was there so didn’t damage this time! And it doesn’t even seem as though it has even been looked at! (No spray markings)

    Posted anonymously at 08:11, Wednesday 15 January 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. site visited, defect has been temporarily repaired untill more permanent repair can be undertaken within the next 28 days, more defects picked up on inspections to be repaired at same time within 28 days.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:35, Wednesday 15 January 2020

  • 15/01/20 Hit the pothole this morning , wasn’t aware of it and couldn’t avoid as oncoming traffic , result is two flat tyres , had to replace them both . Roads are in a disgusting state , not fit for a developed country with a road tax system

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted anonymously at 11:44, Wednesday 15 January 2020

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway, the highways team have now resolved the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:10, Wednesday 12 February 2020

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