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National speed limit sign hidden by temporary sign

Reported via desktop in the Damaged / Missing / Facing Wrong Way category anonymously at 16:21, Saturday 30 January 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2512359.

Hi there,

Just wanted to let you know that the national speed limit sign on the near side at the roundabout heading west has a large temporary road sign placed 9n front of it.

I would like to point out that I have reported similarly poor placement of temporary signs in this area for several years now. The contractors need some basic training on sign placement. No one seems to check their work. They are extremely shoddy.

Thanks very much

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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 16:21, Saturday 30 January 2021

  • The national speed limit sign is still hidden. The real issue though is that the contractors continue to place signs in dumb places, blocking other signs and driver visibility at junctions.

    Some basic training is required.

    Posted anonymously at 21:07, Saturday 27 February 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Site to be viewed by 15th march

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:28, Monday 1 March 2021

  • Diversion route signs are for the M1 works, this needs to be referred to Highways England.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:08, Tuesday 16 March 2021

  • Ok, please refer it to Highways England, you are better placed than me to do so.

    Please also monitor the contractors placing signs in this area as there is a generic problem with their capabilities.

    Report should not be closed until resolved


    Posted anonymously at 17:08, Tuesday 16 March 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 17:08, Tuesday 16 March 2021

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:25, Wednesday 17 March 2021

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