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Overgrown trees at road edge causing difficulty for traffic when two vehicles meeting each other on this stretch

Reported in the Overgrown tree/hedges category anonymously at 09:45, Wednesday 8 July 2020

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 373351.

Exit A17 from Sleaford direction into Wigtoft. Road bends to the right, trees are on the left. Trees overgrown and encroaching onto the road and footpath. Resident has reported losing a wing mirror when driving from the A17 towards the village in a coach and meeting an HGV. It was not possible to avoid contact with the trees.Pedestrians have to leave the path and use the road to get past the trees. From a safety point of view this is urgent.

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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 09:45, Wednesday 8 July 2020

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised. We will contact you again when a further update is available.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:46, Thursday 9 July 2020

  • Repairs are scheduled. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, repairs may take longer than our usual response. Thank you for your patience.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:46, Thursday 9 July 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:55, Friday 31 July 2020

  • We have completed repairs to this fault. Thank you for reporting a fault to Lincolnshire County Council.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:44, Friday 31 July 2020

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