ROAD SURFACE SENSITIVITY Of all the roads in the division of Totton South and M…

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ROAD SURFACE SENSITIVITY

Of all the roads in the division of Totton South and Marchwood that I look after, I think I have had more complaints of road noise nuisance from homes near Normandy Way, Marchwood than any other.

The main problem is that the road is a by-pass around Marchwood village, giving access to the Industrial Estate which has thousands of lorries travelling to and a from it at all hours of the day and night.

I have found that unless the road is completely smooth, including things like drain covers, or repairs to pot holes, people living in nearby homes are disturbed by noise nuisance.

A while back, some localise repairs were undertaken and since then, residents living nearby have complained about noise nuisance, generated when vehicles pass over it.

I have been in touch the Hampshire Highways who have assessed the situation and tell me that the localised repairs aren't defecting but accept that it is causing a noise problem.

The answer is to have the road re-surfaced and I am pressing for this to be done, sooner rather than later. It is no fun having your sleep disturbed at night because of traffic clatter.

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  1. Steve Heathfield on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:04 am

    Yes the road has become a real problem and starts at 3am with empty transport lorries bouncing down the road probably speeding. Why cant they go via the industrial estate it would stop the road from falling apart further and then I can sleep and use my garden.

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