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Newly repaired road surface failing - significant debris in road

Reported via mobile in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 18:47, Sat 21 November 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2399129.

This pot hole almost lead to a head on crash today - my wife was driving towards northampton and a car coming the other way (towards daventry) swerved into her lane to avoid this pothole that was repaired badly recently and has begun to fail again. She had to put her breakers on hard to avoid an accident. This poor initial repair, which did not consider the poor condition of the road adjacent to the repair, put my family at risk - there were also two children in the car. There are large sections of this road surface that fail on a regular basis - the drainage is poor (see photo which sown it recently, including a chunk of the failed new repair) - cars regularly move into the other lane to avoid the multiple pothole. Please can you consider a better repair of this whole section rather than ad hoc repairs. Happy to discuss - indeed I would appreciate a substantive response and not just a notification it’s been assessed and will be repaired.

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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 18:47, Sat 21 November 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A works order has been raised this will be undertaken within the next 28 Days.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 07:57, Mon 23 November 2020

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