Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

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Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

Received 07 July 2018
From Elaine mallock

Representation

The roads surrounding this area (with the exception of the M1 and A45 ) are small village lanes , very narrow in places where villagers park their cars on the road further narrowing the roads. The M1 and A45 are frequently closed due to accidents and the ensuing traffic in these villages horrendous as larger vehicles struggle through. In Stoke Bruerne in particular there is a narrow hump back bridge where I have seen large articulated trucks trying to get over, despite warning signs. The A508 is constantly jammed with traffic at rush hours with the resultant fumes affecting the homes either side . Notwithstanding the above , we already have DIRFT at junction 18 which I understand doesn’t operate at capacity so why do we need more of this only 3 junctions south?