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Deep and long pothole near verge

Reported via mobile in the Potholes / Highway Condition category by B. Turner at 21:57, Wednesday 24 April 2024

Sent to West Northamptonshire Council less than a minute later. ref: 5896040.

Our first time on this road heading to Northampton . We were unable to take evasive action and hit a pot hole which damaged our wheel and tyre . We managed to pull over in a slipway by a farmers gate / field entrance . Rac had to come and assist as the wheel was misshapen and the tyre had a puncture . .we were an hour from home and this road has blind bends and fast traffic and we were unable to get a picture as we are vulnerable and it was dangerous .. We had to drive home straight away and it’s been an expensive repair as well as an anxious drive home and family day ruined . A second car pulled up behind us also with a flat tiyre from same pot hole . Please investigate before something more serious happens . We haven’t had use of the car to return to identify the exact spot due to the damaged wheel

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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 West Northamptonshire Council at 21:57, Wednesday 24 April 2024

  • Investigation: Completed (Duplicate) - Highways are sorry to hear about the damage done to your property, please contact our insurance services at the following email who will be able to assist you further: highwaysinsurance@westnorthants.gov.uk. The defect you have highlighted has already been notified to us and we hope for the work to be carried out by June 12th 2024. For more information on the defect, please go to this reference on Street Doctor: 5304735 on https://fixmystreet.northamptonshire.gov.uk/

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted by West Northamptonshire Council at 10:25, Thursday 25 April 2024

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