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Vegetation blocking visibility to footpath/cycleway

Reported in the Trees overhanging roads/paths category anonymously at 14:32, Sat 8 December 2018

Sent to Essex County Council 3 minutes later

Travelling southbound, roadside vegetation in nearside verge on inside of bend is obscuring visibility to footway/cycleway crossing. It is also encroaching from verge into road pushing motorists into opposing lane. Vegetation needs cutting back to ground level over full width of verge. Been like this for many months and has become worse, even now summer has passed.

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  • Vegetation still obstructing visibility. Vehicle drivers cannot see pedestrians or cyclists waiting to cross the road. Pedestrians and cyclists cannot see vehicles approaching the crossing.

    Posted anonymously at 15:50, Saturday 5 January 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • No action taken.. Visibility still obscured.

    Posted anonymously at 16:10, Saturday 2 February 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still no action. This is going to get a lot worse now that the vegetation is growing again.

    Posted anonymously at 17:58, Saturday 2 March 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:03, Saturday 30 March 2019

  • Vegetation not cut back. Obstruction getting worse now that it is growing again

    Posted anonymously at 10:44, Sunday 28 April 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Visibility of on-coming vehicles is now very impaired what with vegetation growth. I have to listen for approaching traffic before crossing. Once a vehicle is seen, it would be too late to avoid an accident. Why won’t the council cut the verge?

    Posted anonymously at 12:08, Sunday 26 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:00, Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Vegetation now grown high and wide to fill verge making it impossible to see cars approaching on this left hand bend. This makes it dangerous to cross because vehicles can't be seen.

    Posted anonymously at 21:26, Tuesday 25 June 2019

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