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Litter strewn across slip roads.

Reported via mobile in the Litter (NH) category anonymously at 14:44, Tue 21 February 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4252147.

M57 junction 2 slip roads are strewn with litter in the bushes etc, this litter never gets removed & is a disgrace. Highways England have done nothing to rectify this problem at all.........I will now escalate this complaint to local Councillors in the Knowsley Ward.

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  • Thank you for contacting National Highways regarding litter on the M57 at junction 2. Litter picking on this route is the responsibility of National Highways. Over recent weeks we’ve conducted a network wide inspection to identify locations of litter build ups. Millions of customers travel on our network daily and despite our best efforts to clear it, our network quickly becomes littered with rubbish from vehicles and unsecured loads. We follow Defra legislative requirements under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA). This imposes a duty on us to keep public highways within our network clear of litter and refuse. Defra’s Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse 2006 provides a practical guide to meeting the duties under the EPA. We expect locations identified as being below the standards required in the Code of Practice will be cleared by the end of March 2023. If you would like a more detailed response on this matter, please contact our 24hr Customer Contact Centre • Email – • Tel: 0300 123 5000 Kind regards

    National Highways

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 11:08, Thu 23 February 2023

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