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Overgrown centre reserves

Reported via Android in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) category anonymously at 14:33, Thursday 5 August 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

Overgrown vegetation and saplings in center reserve blocking forward visibility in lane 2 heading east. Frequent stationary vehicles at this location.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. I appreciate you taking the time to report this.

    We carry out regular inspections of all our roads and cut back the vegetation where we find that it is limiting visibility of road signs, traffic signals or the view ahead. Ringway have started cuts working along the A47 and will continue to September. Our 2m swathe is a safety cut to allow safe pedestrian refuge in the case of an emergency stop and to ensure grass does not encroach into the carriageway. We try to preserve as much nature grassland as possible for wildlife which rely on the grass as a corridor for travel and pollination. Where necessary we cut back further. This includes sign and junction visibility to achieve the desired sight lines for safety.

    Should this area not have been cut after the end of September please report again.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted anonymously at 08:30, Friday 13 August 2021

  • Closed

    Posted anonymously at 12:06, Sunday

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