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Road markings confusing rockingham road to A6003

Reported via desktop in the Road Markings - Worn/Faded category anonymously at 10:27, Wednesday 12 May 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2721067.

When entering the roundabout northbound from rockingham road, there are three lanes, 1 left, 2 straight on, 3 straight on and right. Due to what appears to be lane changes on the roundabout when you get onto the roundabout there are only two lanes straight on and right, although you cannot see this until the last minute. This leads to vehicles finding themselves in the wrong lane and having to cut into traffic to go up A6003. It appears that a lane has been removed on the roundabout. Personally it looks as if it would work better if lanes in rockingham road were 1 left and straight on, 2 straight on and 3 right . The lanes on the roundabout then need aligning. Alternatively the lanes in Rockingham Road coming onto the roundabout need reviewing.

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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 10:28, Wednesday 12 May 2021

  • Thank you for your query to Northamptonshire Highways Street Doctor Service with reagrd to your concerns about the roadmarking arrangement on the A6003 Rockingham Road approach to the A43 roundabout. This issue has been referred to our Engineering Team for a review of the signing and roadmarkings on this approach in order to address any concerns. The roundabout is on a provisional list for resurfacing this year so the amendment to the roadmarkings would be undertaken as part of these works.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:48, Wednesday 19 May 2021

  • Following an on-site risk based assessment there is no action required at this time.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:48, Wednesday 19 May 2021

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