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Broken Manhole cover

Reported via desktop in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 10:06, Tuesday 1 June 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2760556.

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When walking on a public footpath in Crowfields Common in Moulton village on Monday 31st May 2021, I stepped on the manhole cover shown in the photograph, which moved under my foot and I fell in to the manhole itself. I was very shaken up and received some injuries. This is very dangerous, as this is an area walked by many people on a daily basis. This needs urgent attention, as someone will get seriously hurt. This isn't the exact location of the manhole, as your map won't allow me to pinpoint it. I did speak to one of your staff on the phone and they couldn't locate it on their maps. It is located in one of the fields owned by NCC. I would be happy to explain further if necessary.

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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 10:06, Tuesday 1 June 2021

  • Could you please provide an up date on this please, I went past it again this week and it still isn’t repaired. I have to stress the dangerous nature of this broken manhole cover.

    Posted anonymously at 17:53, Wednesday 9 June 2021

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