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Tree Roots Causing a Trip Hazard

Reported via desktop in the Slabs - Uneven / Damaged / Cracked category by Sue Porter at 11:56, Thursday 9 September 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2989968.

There is a problem with tree roots raising the path outside 21 Grasscroft. This week a lady had a fall resulting in minor injuries but could of been much worse. There was a similar issue outside number 41, and the tree was removed last year. Could this please be attended to?

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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 11:56, Thursday 9 September 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:21, Friday 10 September 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:24, Friday 10 September 2021

  • 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 09:25, Friday 10 September 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 Grasscroft; specifically that you feel it is uneven due to tree roots pushing up the surface. We 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 26 weeks’ time. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are concluded.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:43, Friday 10 September 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:10, Tuesday 14 September 2021

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