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Highway verge both sidesof Pilham Lane, Pilham

Reported via mobile in the Tree/hedge restricting available highway category anonymously at 13:20, Sat 28 October 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 476568.

Following a tree down in high wind on 20th October your Operatives have moved the fallen tree / parts on to both verges of Pilham Lane. The verges are now blocked and large pieces of tree trunk and branches etc. are close to the highway. Visibility is restricted at the T junction on Pilham Lane. The danger on this stretch of road is being exacerbated by members of the public stopping on both sides of the road to collect and saw branches for firewood creating accident potential at the junction. Could you please give some accuaracy as to when the debris will be removed. Thank you.

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with a tree/hedge on the highway. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about trees and hedges on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:20, Sat 28 October 2023

  • Just to let you know this issue has turned out to be more complicated than we first thought. We need to take this on for more investigation. We will let you know the situation as soon as we can. Thanks for bearing with us.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:23, Mon 30 October 2023

  • 4 weeks later you've done nothing! Looks like its left to the locals wonder why we pay Council tax..

    Posted anonymously at 13:53, Tue 28 November 2023

  • We are sorry but we are not taking immediate action with this report because our tree arboricultural officer and a highways officer have visited the site and determined that this is a private boundary tree. When inspecting the impact to the highway, it has been determined that although there is still some debris present, it is not affecting the use or safety of the highway. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:36, Fri 8 December 2023

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