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Highway verge has invasive Japanese knotweed growing

Reported via mobile in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) category anonymously at 21:59, Monday 24 May 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

The area near the field gate has an invasive plant This area should not be flail cut with the grass or the rhizomes will be spread onto farm land

Highways agency should eradicate this controlled plant urgently

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning Japanese knotweed.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 08/06/21.

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

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 08:59, Wednesday 26 May 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England about Japanese knotweed.

    Our Highways Inspector has visited this location and checked the area around the gate and cannot find any Japanese knotweed.

    There was however, a few young giant hogweed plants that have started to grow and this matter has been raised to our Service Manager to be treated in due course.

    We hope this answers your enquiry. If you have any further queries, please contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or info@highwaysengland.co.uk

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 07:36, Wednesday 2 June 2021

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by National Highways at 07:36, Wednesday 2 June 2021

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