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Massive pothole caused damage to my tyres

Reported via desktop in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 14:15, Monday 28 February 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3350516.

Massive unavoidable Pothole on Braunston Road NN11 8QY, close to SDS. This has caused severe damage to my tyres and i have had to get them changed.

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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 14:16, Monday 28 February 2022

  • I was driving down Brauston Road on the 20th January 2022 on my way to work when I drove over the pot hole, heard a loud crunch, my car hit it and bounced. I felt the steering didn’t feel right so I turnt around and drove home. When I got home I checked the tyre and the wheel, the tyre was completely flat by the time I got home and the wheel had clear damage to it. I phoned HomeTyre the following morning and they had someone come out to my address. On looking at the tyre, he told me I needed a whole new wheel and tyre because of the extent of the damage. I was then left without a car for 3 days which meant I was unable to get to work. I also have a picture of the wheel but it will not allow me to upload. Thanks

    Posted anonymously at 14:36, Monday 28 February 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry, concerning a pothole on Braunston Road, we are sorry to hear of the recent incident. We are pleased to confirm that the defects, that meet the specifications for repair, will be repaired within the next month. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are concluded.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:46, Monday 28 February 2022

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