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Litter on slip lane and main carriageway before and after J64

Reported via desktop in the Litter category anonymously at 21:26, Sunday 11 April 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

There have been litter pickers working along the A1 between Durham and Chester-le-Street. From J64 - including the on and off slip the embankments of the A1 are a right squalid mess.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning litter in this area. We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 23/04/21.

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

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Highways England at 15:27, Monday 12 April 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England about litter in this area.

    I can confirm that there have been litter pickers out along the stretch referenced. The area around J64 is programmed to be completed in the next few weeks.

    We will provide a further update to confirm when the work has been completed.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Highways England at 11:58, Tuesday 13 April 2021

  • Hi can you confirm who is responsible for on and off slips as the slip roads usually not done when the main carriageways are, so do you not do them? None of the slip roads up this stretch of the A1 have been done lately but the main road has been. Many thanks

    Posted anonymously at 22:01, Sunday

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we completed the works in relation to your report. We can confirm that the works are now completed: A1M J63 - 26th April 2021, A1M J64 - 30th April 2021. We hope that this improves your journey.

    Highways England are responsible for the slip roads in this area. Some slip roads are not completed at the same time as the main carriageway. The reason for this is that this activity requires positive traffic management (lane closures) on slip roads, which in turn requires additional resource to implement.

    The contractor carries out their litter picking activities on the main carriageway using verge works controls.

    The next intervention for these areas is July 2021.

    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 21898404 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Highways England at 12:42, Tuesday

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