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Giant Hogweed in central reservation

Reported via mobile in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) category anonymously at 00:48, Sunday 27 June 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

I observed a giant hogweed plant just before the Rosebank bridge whilst heading NB in the central reservation. This plant poses a serious burns risk to motorists or road workers.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning Giant Hogweed on the M66. This location is on our records for seasonal treatment. Being in the central reservation the risk to motorists is low. Please be assured it will be treated appropriately.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by National Highways at 11:43, Thursday 1 July 2021

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