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Lorries from Tarmac Alrewas Quarry dropping huge amounts of mud on the road. This situation has been going on for months, has been reported numerous times to the environmental agency, who have informed yourselves and the police, still nothing done about it

Reported via mobile in the Debris/spillage category anonymously at 09:42, Monday 9 November 2020

Sent to Highways England 23 hours, 2 minutes later

As above, the Alrewas Quarry site on Croxall Road ( run by tarmac) is not keeping the effects of their operation within their site, as lorries leaving the site deposit huge amounts of mud on the road which extends for around a mile, almost onto the A38 island, and makes driving conditions dangerous. This problem has been going on for months, and despite being reported numerous times to the environment agency, who have informed yourselves and the police, nothing changes. The site constantly promises to stop it happening and constantly do nothing. They do have a small sweeper that tries to clean up the road, but it is hopelessly out gunned and the mess should actually not be there in the first place! The lorries leaving the site have to go through a wheel wash, however this is not policed so they go through it as fast as possible not giving it a chance to actually clean the wheels, so the mud is just left all over the road. Obviously should you need them either I or the environment agency can provide photographs of the state of the road.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England regarding mud being spilled on the A38.

    We are looking into this issue, and aim to provide a further update no later than 30 November 2020.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 11:34, Thursday 12 November 2020

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we completed some enquiries in relation to your report.

    We can confirm that we visited this location on 13 November and observed trace amounts of mud on the A513 from Croxhall road, to the roundabout. The roundabout itself was clear, however we will be continuing to monitor it as part of our ongoing inspections.

    The A513 is maintained by Staffordshire County Council as the relevant local highway authority, and I’ve passed your enquiry/complaint to them to action as appropriate. I’ve removed your personal details from the enquiry in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, and therefore Staffordshire County Council will be unable to provide you with an update on this matter. Should you require an update, or wish to contact them directly, you can do so online at https://apps2.staffordshire.gov.uk/ web/ reportfault/ #divSelectionHeader or speak to them on 0300 111 8000.

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

    • info@highwaysengland.co.uk

    Please quote 21775394 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 11:43, Friday 20 November 2020

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