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Dropped kerb too high.

Reported via mobile in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 16:13, Thursday 25 November 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3143907.

Because of pavement obstructions already reported mobility scooter and wheelchair users have to use the carriageway. Previous inspection has reported that dropped kerbs are in place either side of the obstruction. Unfortunately these kerbs are in sufficiently dropped. Current they average 30mm above the carriageway whereas government guidance states that “Kerb heights at pedestrian crossing points … should normally be flush with the carriageway but can range from 0 to +6mm

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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 16:13, Thursday 25 November 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 pathway in this area; specifically, you feel the dropped kerb is too high. 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 15:20, Friday 26 November 2021

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