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Overhanging vegetation interfering with the cycleway

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category by Geoffrey Gill at 16:53, Fri 17 September 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3008522.

At various points along this stretch between the 30mph signs and the layby the branches of the trees on the embankment are growing over the cycleway. At these points cycles can no longer pass each other.

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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 16:54, Fri 17 September 2021

  • Thank you for your further comments. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of cycleway in this area of the A428; specifically, that you feel it has been obstructed by vegetation. We can confirm a works order has been raised to cut back the overhanging bushes, in the next six months, under our maintenance programme. Usually, we find these defects are tended to by 13 weeks. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are concluded.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:37, Fri 24 September 2021

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