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Excessive weed growth

Reported via desktop in the Trip hazard/uneven surface category anonymously at 09:23, Wed 8 September 2021

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 404696.

Excessive weed growth on path way either side of carriageway - more weed than path! Growth appears to be on this particular residential estate where paving slabs are insitu.

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:23, Wed 8 September 2021

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:24, Fri 10 September 2021

  • We acknowledge your concerns and accept that the highway has deteriorated in condition. We have assessed the fault in accordance with our Highways Infrastructure Asset Management Plan and it does not require urgent action. If the fault deteriorates significantly please report this again to us. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:35, Mon 13 September 2021

  • Council ref: 404696. Thank you for your quick response to the above matter and your acknowledgement the highway (footway) has deteriorated in condition.

    The HIAMP details the following: 4.8.6. The Council carries out total weed control operations on areas of paving and hard standings, kerb and channels, back of footway, base of walls and around street furniture. Weed spraying covers a total of 4600 km of kerbs, and is undertaken bi-annually. Weed spraying does take place on kerbs on this particular residential estate but NO spraying on the paved footway itself!!!

    NO TOTAL WEED CONTROL IS TAKING PLACE

    Posted anonymously at 09:43, Tue 14 September 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:08, Thu 16 September 2021

  • 22/08/23 Richards Avenue. The footpaths on both sides of the road are in need of attention. Uneven slabs, together with the vegetation growing between the slabs, and the stones from a few driveways on the parents (never swept back on the driveways) are a serious trip hazard! This is a problem every year, but the uneven slabs are getting worse! These issues need addressing before somebody has a fall (maybe they have already). Photos are from earlier in the summer - it’s a lot worse now.

    Posted anonymously at 20:09, Tue 22 August 2023

  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with a trip hazard or uneven surface. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about pavement maintenance on our website

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:07, Wed 23 August 2023

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:30, Thu 31 August 2023

  • City of Lincoln Council is responsible for this issue. We have reported this to them on your behalf and asked them to investigate. Please contact them directly at https://www.lincoln.gov.uk/ contact-1 if you require any further information. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:37, Wed 6 September 2023

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