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Bank Subsidence - Helmdon Road - The Bull Corner

Reported via desktop in the Verges - Damaged by Vehicles category anonymously at 17:14, Thursday 14 October 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3062977.

Following recent heavy traffic through the village, the bank has started to subside and large gaps are appearing in this bank. If this is not stabilised the bank will collapse into the road and the 200 year old wall will collapse. Any heavy rain could lead to this to fail imminently.

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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 17:15, Thursday 14 October 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We understand you have concerns about a grass bank on Helmdon Road; specifically you are concerned about it subsiding. Whilst we appreciate and sympathise with your comments, we can confirm that there are no immediate safety concerns relating to this issue that warrant further investigation or repair at this time. However, please be assured that we will continue to monitor the area as part of our routine inspections.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:21, Thursday 21 October 2021

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