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Redressing waste of time

Reported via iOS in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 19:50, Saturday 5 September 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2280174.

The whole of great Billing way is 2 black lines of Black tar as the gravel dressing has not adhere to it. This will be very slippery when the road is wet. Both side need to be totally recovered.

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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 08:49, Monday 7 September 2020

  • Good Afternoon, thank you for your inquiry regarding the surface dressing works that were recently carried out on Great Billing Way. We experienced some issues with the installation of the dressing on site due to a bout of heavy rain which came soon after works were completed. However, the site has now been assessed and will be monitored for the foreseeable future to monitor any changes and to ensure that the carriageway meets the required specifications.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:03, Friday 11 September 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:19, Saturday 3 October 2020

  • I use this piece of road each day and it is one of te worst resurfacing jobs I have seen. I assume the contractor will be be putting it right with no cost to the Borough. I do not know for how many years we have developed tarmacam as a road surface, but to use the rationale of rain following its laying seems ridiculous. I thought I would see the 30 deg plus temperatures being cited as the problem, not a drop of rain. In any case if the contactor was not able to guarantee a good job, they should not have started the job. Pleae confirm my Council Tax or Government grant is not covering the cost of this job. I would also consider changing the contractor for future jobs if they don not repair their shoddy work.

    Posted anonymously at 13:01, Monday 5 October 2020

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:02, Monday 5 October 2020

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