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Line of potholes towards centre of road.

Reported via desktop in the Potholes / Highway Condition category by Georgina Dredge at 11:27, Friday 13 January 2023

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 4123498.

Where a series of potholes were filled last year, a series of worse ones have now appeared. They are as you travel from The first Lowick turn on the A6116 towards Corby, at the top of the hill on the right hand side before the white lines, near to the crossroads and second and third Lowick turn offs.

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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 11:27, Friday 13 January 2023

  • The A6116 between Brigstock and Thrapston has many deep potholes. Drivers are having to swerve to avoid hitting the pot holes. There is an accident waiting to happen....

    Posted by James Mushet at 19:11, Thursday 16 March 2023

  • Since the issue was first reported in January, the safety of the road has now become a serious concern. I was driving to work in Corby (5am) in poor conditions, therefore making it impossible to see the pot holes with the constant stream of headlights in the opposing direction, subsequently causing me to hit the pothole which could have been a serious accident. The pot hole is 1.4 meters long and 80mm deep. This then caused my tyre to bulge and has buckled my wheel. I had just fitted new tyres that hadn't even seen 200 miles on them yet, as well as having a full wheel alignment and now and am forced to replace the £115 tyre as well a replacement alloy wheel as this has buckled mine. Then the car will also need another front wheel alignment £50. I would like to receive compensation for the hundreds of pounds worth of damage caused to my vehicle due to lack of maintenance and care of the road surface. The potholes along this stretch of road should be rectified as soon as possible to prevent a serious accident from occurring in the future.

    Posted anonymously at 01:05, Saturday 18 March 2023

  • This pothole is getting worse! It has really damaged my front driver's side wheel.

    Posted anonymously at 17:06, Friday 14 April 2023

  • Investigation: Ongoing - Thank you for your enquiry. We have raised a works order to repair the defects that you have reported. These works will be undertaken within the next 28 days.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:57, Tuesday 9 May 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Work Completed) - This area has already been highlighted so work will be completed on/by June 2nd 2023
    This work was completed on June 2nd 2023

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:11, Wednesday 7 June 2023

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