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The drain cover keeps flipping up and was raised by 1 ft above road yesterday.

Reported in the Loose / Raised/Sunken category anonymously at 16:47, Thu 26 March 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways 3 minutes later. ref: 2073889.

Really dangerous and accident waiting happen due to speeding vehicles and large lorries on the road (especially at night). We put it back down yesterday as vehicles were veering around it and not in a safe way but, it needs sorting urgently before it causes a serious accident.

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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 16:50, Thu 26 March 2020

  • Although this has yellow paint around it, so presumably someone has inspected it, the cover is now missing completely and there is an open drain hole in the road. This is dangerous and needs immediate attention or the road closing as a matter of urgency before there is a serious accident.

    Posted anonymously at 17:16, Fri 27 March 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry - This defect has been made safe, to be permanently repaired within the next 6 months.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:37, Wed 1 April 2020

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