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Cluster of very deep potholes in a small area near the junction of Arkwright Road and Station Road Irchester

Reported via mobile in the Potholes / Highway Condition category by Chris Summers at 04:54, Tuesday 9 February 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2534874.

There are at least 5 deep potholes in an area 25 metres square. They are on both sides of the road and cars travelling in either direction are swerving to avoid them. Anything over 5 mph results in a bone crunching jolt and they can't be avoided unless you drive in the centre of the road. They have been there for two weeks at least and are getting worse. I have to travel over them every day and it is dangerous

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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 04:55, Tuesday 9 February 2021

  • This is making Station Road virtually impassable. This needs to be rectified immediately before the road can no longer be used

    Posted anonymously at 09:25, Tuesday 9 February 2021

  • Station Road, Irchester, near to Arkright road (High Street end). Many potholes, worsening by the day. I was amazed I suffered no damage on Saturday when trying to avoid one I hit a bigger one. What happened to the more robust repair system that was lauded a a few years ago by the Council and the 'rapid repair equipment' shown on TV more recently?

    Posted anonymously at 12:28, Tuesday 9 February 2021

  • The pot holes on Station Road are getting considerably worse. There is no way to avoid all of them without causing an accident. Even when slowing right down you still go over them with a bang. There are very deep and are going to cause damage to cars. Thank you

    Posted anonymously at 13:56, Tuesday 9 February 2021

  • This is not a fix! What happen today 09/02/2021 Is simply called a botched job!! You call this a fix?

    Posted anonymously at 19:55, Tuesday 9 February 2021

  • Why can't you fix ALL of the holes here? Not a couple and leave the rest. Do the job properly.

    There are still lots of holes at the Junction area of Arkwright Road.

    Posted anonymously at 18:17, Saturday 13 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 12:07, Tuesday 16 February 2021

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