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Road markings on pedestrian crossing in Broad Street

Reported via desktop in the Road Markings - Worn/Faded category anonymously at 23:07, Friday 9 April 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2662992.

The road markings forming the pedestrian crossing in Broad Street are badly faded and are not sufficiently visible for approaching vehicles. This is a road safety hazard. The pedestrian crossing forms part of a busy walking route for mums in nearby Station Road bringing and collecting their young children to and from Earls Barton Junior School, There are many incidences where drivers have approached the crossing at a faster speed than normal.

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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 23:08, Friday 9 April 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of road markings that form the pedestrian crossing and the risk this presents to all who use it. We are pleased to confirm that the problem you have indicated in this location, has a repair scheduled to resolve it. This should hopefully be completed within six months’ time. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are completed.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:16, Tuesday 20 April 2021

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