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Litter in verges m5

Reported via desktop in the Litter category anonymously at 23:48, Wednesday 14 April 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Lots of litter in verges after being cut m5 from junction Cheltenham junction 11 to junction 14

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning litter.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 28/04/21.

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

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 10:50, Monday 19 April 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England.

    As you're aware, we recently carried out vegetation clearance on the M5 embankments to restore open grassland habitats. This was more extensive than our usual yearly vegetation cut and has exposed a large amount of litter that had been previously hidden by the brambles.

    Our inspection team are now assessing this section of the M5 and will highlight the areas where litter is most problematic. We’ll then organise specific litter collections in these areas, which should be completed by the end of May.

    Kind regards Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Highways England at 12:32, Tuesday 27 April 2021

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