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Overgrown vegetation on footpath

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 11:46, Mon 9 May 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3511585.

The vegetation on the footpath is so over grown people have to walk in the road which is very dangerous. dog walkers joggers walkers

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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 11:46, Mon 9 May 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of the vegetation of this section of the footpath. We appreciate your concerns and can confirm that the vegetation in this area will be cut, within the next six months, under our maintenance programme. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are concluded.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:55, Mon 16 May 2022

  • Hi - I agree with the report regarding Pitsford Road from the Bramptons to A508. In my opinion this issue needs to be dealt with urgently - the road is an extremely busy rat run, having both cars & heavy lorries. The speed limit is much too high at 50mph, when it should be a maximum of 40mph. This rat run mentality of "professional" drivers means frequent dangerous overtaking manoeuvres of pedestrians and bicycles on a road with semi blind bends. There is so much vegetation growing across the path that pedestrians and cyclists have to use this dangerous road.

    Please can the speed limits of this road be looked at & the path cleared & if possible widened & resurfaced.

    Thanks ... Ian

    Posted anonymously at 15:02, Fri 5 August 2022

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