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Pothole in public footpath.

Reported via desktop in the Pothole / Failed Reinstatement category anonymously at 10:26, Wednesday 21 September 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3838113.

I live with my 71 year old husband on Northampton Road.

A short while ago, we were walking along the road aiming to visit the local Co-op when he stumbled into a pothole on the footpath, badly twisting his ankle.

I had to assist him in returning to our house as he was in a great deal of discomfort.

This footpath is essential for many local residents, especially the elderly and parents of young children accessing the nearby school.

I have taken a photo of the damaged pavement. However, the pavement on Northampton Road has been dug up so many times, it is fair to say the photo could have been taken in many places along the length of pavement.

The damaged footpath is on the opposite side of the road to Nos. 98/100 Northampton Road.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. Officers will now investigate the concerns and this may take up to 5 working days. If you believe that your concerns are urgent then please phone us.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:26, Wednesday 21 September 2022

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Not Started - Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention, regarding the footpath adjacent to Northampton Road. We are sorry to hear about the injury to your husband. We are pleased to confirm that the footway defects that meet the specifications for remedial work, have a repair scheduled to resolve them. This should be completed within a month's time. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are concluded.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:06, Wednesday 21 September 2022

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Scheduled

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:18, Thursday 22 September 2022

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Ongoing

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 07:48, Monday 26 September 2022

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Completed (Fixed on site)

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:12, Tuesday 27 September 2022

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