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Verge Torn up by HGVs

Reported via mobile in the Verges - Damaged by Vehicles category anonymously at 17:51, Tuesday 23 March 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2629146.

The grassed verge directly outside of BP Petrol Station on Corby Road has been completely torn up with large trenches caused by HGVs trying to enter/exit/park outside the garage.

This is a weight restricted road and the garage had no HGV lane yet there are continued issues with HGVs entering the village.

It's clear the verge is damaged by vehicles coming in for the garage and I wonder if its possible for the fault to be rectified when convenient.

Accepting it's going to be difficult to prove, could consideration be given to some form of bollards or similar along the grass verge to prevent HGVs from using it as a parking area this would solve the continued and ongoing damage?

This has been an ongoing issue since the garage was opened, whilst I am not against the garage, I think they should be involved in repair / upkeep of the area immediately surrounding them.

Many Thanks

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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 17:52, Tuesday 23 March 2021

  • 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.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:18, Thursday 1 April 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:41, Monday 12 April 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. 

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:41, Monday 12 April 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:43, Monday 12 April 2021

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