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Unusable Footpath

Reported via mobile in the Pothole / Failed Reinstatement category anonymously at 12:41, Mon 14 August 2023

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 4889927.

Residents can no longer walk safely on the footpath that goes from Wood Lane to the cemetery on Stoke Doyle Road. The path is over grown, has subsided in places and the only option is to walk on the road. This is unsafe because the speed limit is 60 mph on a narrow road. I have on a number occasions nearly had a car hit me and it is just a matter of time before there is a fatal accident. The deterioration of the footpath has been reported numerous times over the past 10 years and still nothing has been done. It is the only footpath in to Oundle that is in such an unsafe condition. How do we get the council to take this seriously before there is a fatal accident?

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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 12:42, Mon 14 August 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found) - 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 6 months. On most occasions we are repairing defects of this nature sooner than this target date, however please do not hesitate to contact us should the defects worsen so that our team can carry out a further assessment, attaching a photograph if possible and safe to do so. job number 4103535-1
    For more information about our services, please visit https://www.northnorthants.gov.uk/ parking-roads-and-transport
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    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:26, Wed 16 August 2023

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