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Dangerous overgrown hedge

Reported via mobile in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category by Jennie Phillips at 19:26, Wed 21 June 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4701535.

For over a year now this has been an issue and is now dangerous. What 3 word location is ///junction.contoured.narrating Hedge has swallowed all the road signs along this short section between the 2 roundabouts, on approach to the A14 roundabout. Also in a couple of places along this section the hedge is protruding on to the road scratching cars. This is dangerous and damaging vehicles, forcing people to use the wrong lane or straddle 2 on approach to the A14 roundabout. Would have taken photos but it's such a busy road.

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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 19:26, Wed 21 June 2023

  • Investigation: Ongoing - A quote has been requested to remove the vegetation. We will update the report further when a date for the works order has been received.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:45, Thu 22 June 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Not Started - We can confirm that a works order has been raised to clear the vegetation within 6 months. We will update the report when this work has been completed.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:38, Thu 29 June 2023

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