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Outside 9 High Street (Mercers Farm House)

Reported via mobile in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 09:28, Monday 26 April 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2691313.

There is a long abandoned rusting street sign or pole on the edge of the pavement. ‘Streetview’ on Google shows it has been there for years slowly rusting away. It isn’t clear if it historically was a road sign, a bus stop - either way it is an eyesore and risks injury to users of the pavement. It doesn’t belong to the old farmhouse as it is in the pavement outside of the Farm property. Please can you inspect and have it cut out or removed as increasingly becoming a hazard

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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 09:29, Monday 26 April 2021

  • See uploaded photo, to illustrate the location of the rusting post relative to the street lamp nearby (outside 9 High Street)

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 09:30, Monday 26 April 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:22, Wednesday 5 May 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:24, Wednesday 5 May 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of the road sign in this area; specifically, a rusting sign that is unsightly and may cause a safety risk to pedestrians. We have carried out an assessment of the issue and 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 concluded.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:37, Wednesday 5 May 2021

  • The last post by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:24, Wednesday 5 May 2021 said "a repair scheduled to resolve it" has been created... now its 6th July and still no progress. I wonder if there is any timetable at all for the removal???

    Posted anonymously at 09:39, Tuesday 6 July 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:40, Tuesday 6 July 2021

  • Thank you for your further comments. Whilst we appreciate and sympathise with your comments, the current timeframe we have is that work is to be completed within six months from the 5th of May. In some cases, we are able to attend before this prospective time; however, at this time, we have no further information other than the timeframe given above.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:47, Tuesday 6 July 2021

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