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Giant Hogweed located on slip road

Reported via desktop in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) (NH) category anonymously at 16:51, Sun 11 July 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 2856688.

On the slip road in between the slip road and the motorway I saw two Giant Hogweed pants. They are are near 6ft tall with giant white flowering heads and red/purple stems. They are NOT normal hogweed and are most definitely the very dangerous Giant Hogweed, I know this as I run a gardening site and I recently wrote an article on identifying Giant Hogweed.

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  • Has this problem even had an acknowledgement from the highways department?

    Posted anonymously at 06:29, Tue 20 July 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning Giant Hogweed on the M62 near junction 22. We'll inspect this location and arrange the appropriate seasonal treatment if needed.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by National Highways at 13:59, Wed 21 July 2021

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