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Footpath unsafe, potholes and overgrown

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 14:20, Friday 2 July 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2835805.

The footpath from Ecton village down towards Overstone is dangerous. The path needs clearing and made wider plus repairing. It is total overgrown and you have to walk in the road which is very dangerous. Please sort as soon as possible

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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 14:21, Friday 2 July 2021

  • Saturday. This footpath is used regularly and is totally blocked by nettles etc. It has not been mowed once this year !! Very dangerous when pedestrians have to walk in the road.

    Posted by David Dicks. at 11:14, Saturday 3 July 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 footpath adjacent to Ecton Lane; specifically that you feel it is overgrown and is a hazard for pedestrians. We appreciate your comments and have carried out a further assessment of the issue and are pleased to confirm that the footway defects that meet the specifications for remedial work you have indicated in this location, have a repair scheduled to resolve them. This should hopefully be completed within a months’ time. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are concluded.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:44, Tuesday 6 July 2021

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