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Reported in the Structures (eg bridges, fencing, noise barriers) category anonymously at 11:06, Sat 12 September 2020

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Visibility is very poor if you are trying to get onto the A5 both north or south. Even worse if you are trying to go straight over. How many more collisions do there need to be before something is done. The air ambulance need a proper landing pad next to the crossroads they are here that often!

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  • Not only is visibility difficult, some people do not realise there could be a queue of people just over the brow of the hill (travelling in the direction from Towcester to Weedon) waiting to turn right. Something needs doing here it's very dangerous.

    Posted anonymously at 11:16, Sat 12 September 2020

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. We have passed you report regarding the safety of this junction to our local inspector who will review the issue on their next safety check.

    We aim to provide a further update no later than 24 September 2020.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 20:47, Tue 15 September 2020

  • The junction is an accident waiting to happen, I believe there has been numerous incidents over the years. Many of the cars/lorries travel in excess of 50mph, surely the speed limit should be lowered, it is terrifying trying to get out on to the A5, please look at this situation as a matter of urgency! Thank you.

    Posted anonymously at 21:45, Wed 16 September 2020

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we completed the repairs in relation to your report. We can confirm that the repair is now completed, and you should notice a safer drive in this area.

    We would like to thank you for contacting us about your concerns. If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at:

    • 0300 123 5000


    Please quote 43104421 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 15:50, Thu 24 September 2020

  • What have you fixed ?

    Posted anonymously at 22:08, Thu 1 October 2020

  • The speed limit needs to be dropped to 30mph and a visual sign needs to be installed ASAP. Lorries are destroying everything in their way on 50mph, and most of them are going faster than that. You need to fix it ASAP

    Posted anonymously at 13:33, Sat 3 October 2020

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