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Overgrown vegetation on pavement

Reported via desktop in the Pavement/footpath issue category anonymously at 16:54, Monday 26 July 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

The vegetation including nettles and giant hogweed is encroaching on the pavement between South Newton and Stoford. This means pedestrians are pushed out towards the road. It’s a 40mph speed limit and many cars and lorries are going a lot faster. It’s quite scary trying to walk along there!

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning vegetation.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 09/08/21.

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

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 14:03, Wednesday 28 July 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    We are aware of the vegetation you have mentioned.

    Our inspector has reviewed this issue and doesn’t feel it is a safety concern at this time.

    We will continue to review this and will arrange any required work if the situation changes.

    If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at: • 0300 123 5000


    Please quote 22002354 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 10:33, Friday 6 August 2021

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