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Parked cars on the road obstructs the T-Junction joining Timken Way North and Cotswold Avenue

Reported in the Verges - Damaged by Vehicles category anonymously at 14:56, Tuesday 21 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1952812.

Hello,

It has come to my attention that cars are parked daily on the T junction adjoining Timken Way North and Cotswold Avenue. I do find that these parked cars do cause an obstruction and reduces visibiity at this junction, particularly when the nearby school is starting or finishing. These cars also block the view of a zebra crossing. I do feel that these cars reduce the road width and makes navigating around them or giving way to oncoming traffic from both Cotswold Avenue or cars exiting Timken Way North difficult. A times, I feel that the parked cars' obstruction increases the risk of accidents and does appear dangerous.

I understand that those who live opposite Timken Way North junction would want to park their cars outside their homes, but do feel that they are creating an obstruction and may cause an accident due to the heavy flow of traffic at school times and reducing visibility of the zebra crossing. They path does seem wide enough to make the road wider with a layby for the nearby residents to park their cars in.

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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 15:01, Tuesday 21 January 2020

  • Provided written response to customer advising with advice relating to parking matters.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:54, Monday 27 January 2020

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