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More mud from the site on the road.

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 09:57, Fri 18 August 2017

Sent to Southampton City Council 4 minutes later

Having 'installed' a wheel washing facility, and used it, though not with total success, the building contractors are allowing both 'Breedon' concrete mixer trucks and 'Inert' waste soil tipper trucks to depart the site with having the mud washed from the wheels and tyres. This is leading to a thick lumpy layer of mud along the road from the exit point and the spreading of a finer layer much further. And as they have a wheel wash facility there's no road sweeper truck on site now either. This is a breach of the Highways Act 1980, the Road Traffic Act 1988 and as a vulnerable road user I find this abuse of a key cycle route totally unacceptable.

Highways Act 1980 Section 137 “If a person, without lawful authority or excuse, in any way wilfully obstructs the free passage along a highway he is guilty of an offence”.

Highways Act 1980 Section 148 “If without lawful authority or excuse a person deposits anything whatsoever on a highway to the interruption of any user of the highway he is guilty of an offence”.

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  • Add some more rain...

    Posted anonymously at 15:39, Fri 18 August 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:02, Fri 15 September 2017

  • No change, the builders are still not wheel washing the trucks, so spreading the mud continues.

    Posted anonymously at 12:02, Fri 15 September 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:48, Mon 16 October 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:09, Tue 14 November 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:45, Tue 12 December 2017

  • Builders have removed the 'bouncer' track, so now ALL the mud thats got onto the trucks tyres is being spread up and down the road, with an occasional visit by a road sweeper...

    Posted anonymously at 11:45, Tue 12 December 2017

  • The road sweeper, aka mud spreader, visits occasionally, so any improvement is very short lived.

    Posted by NEIL FAGAN at 12:59, Tue 9 January 2018

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