Giant Hogweed located on slip road
Reported via desktop in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) category anonymously at 16:51, Sunday 11 July 2021
Sent to Highways England less than a minute later
On the slip road in between the slip road and the motorway I saw two Giant Hogweed pants. They are are near 6ft tall with giant white flowering heads and red/purple stems. They are NOT normal hogweed and are most definitely the very dangerous Giant Hogweed, I know this as I run a gardening site and I recently wrote an article on identifying Giant Hogweed.
Has this problem even had an acknowledgement from the highways department?
Posted anonymously at 06:29, Tuesday 20 July 2021
Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning Giant Hogweed on the M62 near junction 22. We'll inspect this location and arrange the appropriate seasonal treatment if needed.
State changed to: Internal referral
Posted by Highways England at 13:59, Wednesday 21 July 2021
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.