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Barriers damaged - child has already fallen through

Reported in the Highway Bridges - Damaged/Unsafe category anonymously at 10:10, Monday 28 September 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2314666.

Mum called in - the wooden bridge barrier are rotten though and a child has already fallen through into the river.

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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 10:11, Monday 28 September 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:34, Tuesday 29 September 2020

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:36, Tuesday 29 September 2020

  • Thank you for contacting Northamptonshire Highways. We are sorry your child had an unfortunate incident while using the footbridge. It has now been made safe and we have instructed our sub-contractor to carry out permanent repairs, anticipated to be completed by the end of October. We are required to repair this damage within 24 months of notification, however we will ensure these repairs are carried out as soon as possible.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:54, Wednesday 30 September 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:55, Wednesday 30 September 2020

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway, the highways team have now resolved the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:35, Monday 2 November 2020

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