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Huge trench running around the roundabout between the junction to go into town and to go east on A14

Reported via mobile in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 11:20, Friday 31 March 2023

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 4380921.

This trench has been there for several years but has gradually increased in size over the last few months. It is very dangerous for motorcycles but is now getting to the stage that it's getting dangerous for car drivers too. It runs for a good 5 or 6 metres and as a good 10 to 15 centimetres deep in places. It seems like water has been getting between the join in the tarmac for a good while and it's just getting worse. It's bad enough during the day but I believe it would be a death trap to motorcycle riders, not familiar to the area, in the dark.

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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 11:21, Friday 31 March 2023

  • Investigation: Ongoing (Duplicate) - This area has already been highlighted so work will be completed on/by November 14th 2023

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:24, Tuesday 30 May 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Duplicate) - The defect you have highlighted has already been notified to us. For more information on the defect that you have found please go to this reference on Street Doctor: 4534320 on

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:23, Tuesday

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