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Large sinking crater outside my property in road

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 20:06, Friday 17 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1945748.

First Reported this growing crater in road , 15 meters from my property in march 2019, still nothing done to repair other than mark out the crater with paint twice. As stated before hgv's bashing into hole are still causing cracks to my property and keeping me awake at nights. Now having to brush pavement outside house due to debris thrown out of crater. How long are you going to leave this problem. As others have stated, someone is going to get hurt soon. This is very frustrating for all residents close bye that your not acting to SORT IT OUT .

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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 20:11, Friday 17 January 2020

  • The sink whole is now so big u could lose a small child in it. Cars are avoiding it and hitting other cars. Bicyclists are damaging their bike frames. Lorries are causing damage to paths and roads as they go through it. The mains sewage that ri s under it has started to really smell so I presume that is damaged too. This has been reported so many time by so many people Nd yet still nothing is done. I will be contacting a lawyer on Monday. This cannot be ignored by you any more.

    Posted anonymously at 07:34, Saturday 18 January 2020

  • Extent of works identified funding applied for.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 17:10, Wednesday 12 February 2020

  • Crater now not suitable to drive over. 80%cars drive around crater on other side of road on blind corner to avoid . HGV 's also avoiding crater now. AWAITING ACCIDENT SOON. LARGE pile of trashed tarmac building up in curb and pavement outside my property, which I sweep regularly. More cracks inside my house and gable end due to constant bashing of hgv's in crater. Fixing by the end of February ??????

    Posted anonymously at 13:36, Monday 17 February 2020

  • This is incredibly dangerous as motorists are driving on the wrong side of the road to avoid this sunken crater, often into the path of oncoming vehicles.

    Posted anonymously at 14:36, Monday 24 February 2020

  • Extent of works identified funding applied for. Additional temporary repairs carried out date for permanent works is 20th march 2020

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:59, Thursday 5 March 2020

  • Extent of works identified funding applied for. Additional temporary repairs carried out date for permanent works is 20th march 2020. Now completed.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:28, Monday 23 March 2020

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