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9 inch deep hole in centre of footpath -dangerous

Reported via desktop in the Pothole / Failed Reinstatement category anonymously at 21:52, Thursday 4 May 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4518733.

I narrowly avoided injury when I half stepped into this hole - it is very deep (much deeper than it appears in the photos) and you can sink your whole outstretched hand and wrist below the pavement level. There is no street lighting and it was totally invisible.

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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 21:52, Thursday 4 May 2023

  • Location is 5m southeast of driveway of 249 Bedford Road NN10 0SQ

    Posted anonymously at 22:18, Thursday 4 May 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Scheduled Maintenance) - Regarding this section of Bedford Road, we can confirm that this footpath defect has been made safe and an order for permanent repairs has been scheduled . This should be completed within the next 28 days. Please be assured that you will receive an update once repairs are concluded.

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    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 21:28, Thursday 11 May 2023

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