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Fly-tipping and litter behind the crash barrier on the approach to Haydon bridge over M5 in Taunton 5

Reported via desktop in the Flytipping category anonymously at 14:23, Thursday 4 March 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

I have reported fly-tipping and litter twice to Somerset County Council who have removed all verge litter but the area behind the crash barrier is your responsibility they tell me. There are breeze blocks,planks and polystyrene and general litter (drinks cans etc)

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning flytipping.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 18/03/21.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 11:15, Friday 5 March 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England regarding flytipping.

    The responsibility for this issue, on this road, is that of Somerset West and Taunton Council as the flytipping is past the barrier up until which we would be responsible for.

    Could we please ask that you contact them to resolve.

    Contact details for local authorities can be found by using the search facility at:

    Thank you,

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 10:44, Friday 12 March 2021

  • State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Updated by National Highways at 10:45, Friday 12 March 2021

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