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View of A66 junction obscured by vegetation

Reported via desktop in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) category anonymously at 21:11, Tuesday 29 June 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

When approaching the New Lane junction with the A66 trunk road, the grass on both verges to the east and west of the junction has grown to such a length that the view of the traffic passing from either east or west is obscured, making the turn in hazardous.

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  • Cannot see when pulling onto aA66. This is a bad junction at the best of times and is now very dangerous

    Posted anonymously at 19:14, Thursday 1 July 2021

  • Nearly collided with a HGV due to not being able to see out of this junction. Bushes are overgrown and Impossible to see what’s coming without pulling out in front of oncoming traffic

    Posted anonymously at 19:17, Thursday 1 July 2021

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we completed the repairs in relation to your report. We can confirm that the grass cutting is now completed, and we hope that this improves your journey. 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 21974402 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 10:05, Friday 16 July 2021

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