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Hedge and trees overgrown

Reported via mobile in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category by Luke Stimson at 16:51, Sun 10 October 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3053282.

The hedge and trees have overgrown so much you can nolonger see vehicles coming over the bridge. Years ago this was always maintained by the farmer but the road is so fast and dangerous he had to stop doing it. You used to be able to see clearly from the greenway road all the way to the top of the bridge which is heading towards Milton Keynes. This has not been the case for several years and I fear much longer there will be a fatal accident soon.

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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 16:51, Sun 10 October 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. This report is still under investigation and an update will be provided within the next 7 working days. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:06, Fri 15 October 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of hedge in this area; specifically that you feel it is overgrown and restricting visibility. We appreciate your concerns and can confirm the growth is programmed to be cut back, in the next six months, under our maintenance programme. Usually, we find these defects are tended to by 13 weeks.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:23, Mon 1 November 2021

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