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National speed limit signs obscured by black plastic. Why?

Reported in the Obscured by vegetation or Dirty category anonymously at 09:51, Thu 9 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways 5 minutes later. ref: 1927198.

National speed limit sign covered up effectively creating 30mph limit on A45 Flore bypass. Please explain why or uncover signs.

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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 Highways at 09:56, Thu 9 January 2020

  • Thank you for bringing this to our attention. An instrcution has been raised with our contractor to uncver the sign but this may take a few days as H&S laws require traffic management to be put in place to facilitate safe uncovering of the sign.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:48, Wed 22 January 2020

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