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Overgrowing tree branches into road

Reported in the Overgrown tree/hedges category anonymously at 08:27, Sunday 31 May 2020

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 371838.

Regarding the trees in the spinney of Sycamore House overhanging the road, This is forcing buses and farm vehicles onto the other side of the road on the bend resulting in a danger to oncoming traffic. There is also a danger of falling branches to cyclists and cars following high vehicles.

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  • Thank you for reporting this issue. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we may not be able to meet our usual response times. We are doing everything we can to maintain resource levels to provide your highways service. Thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:27, Sunday 31 May 2020

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:37, Monday 1 June 2020

  • We are sorry we are not taking immediate action with this report. We have assessed this matter in accordance with our Highways Infrastructure Asset Management Plan and it does not require urgent action. These trees form part of a long established spinney. They are all private trees and as such the responsibility of the landowner. We would advise that the Parish Council approach the landowner in the first instance. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:29, Monday 15 June 2020

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