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Road surface damaged and potholes growing

Reported via desktop in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 10:48, Friday 5 February 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2526523.

The surface of Jubilee Street has degraded significantly along the entire length in the last two to three months. The road was starting to break up over the summer, but the wintery weather has exacerbated the damage. There are potholes from the junction with Victoria Street all the way up to the top. Some of the potholes are still small but are growing with use and the freeze-thaw cycle. There are some large potholes that could be dangerous to pedestrians crossing the street or cyclists. It is only a matter of time before an accident occurs. The areas that have been previously patched are also crumbling and are in a state of disrepair. The use of the road by heavy trucks and construction vehicles attending the new houses between nos. 38 and 42 have significantly contributed to this, along with the rain and cold weather. The photos I have attached show the state of the road from outside nos 45 up to the alley between nos 42 and 44 (which is also in a poor state due to the construction traffic). I can only attach three, otherwise I would have shown the full road surface.

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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 10:49, Friday 5 February 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have raised a works order to repair the defects that you have reported. These works will be undertaken within the next 6 months. On most occasions we are repairing defects of this nature sooner than this target date, however please do not hesitate to contact us should the defects worsen so that our team can carry out a further assessment, attaching a photograph if possible and safe to do so.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:03, Wednesday 17 February 2021

  • Heavy and continuous traffic from the construction at 40 Jubilee Street is ripping the surface up more on a daily basis.

    Posted anonymously at 11:48, Tuesday 9 March 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:48, Tuesday 9 March 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:48, Tuesday 9 March 2021

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