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A6 Cycle path between Barton le Clay and Silsoe

Reported via mobile in the Verges category anonymously at 19:20, Tuesday 8 June 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 357295.

Hedgerows, verges, invasive weeds need cutting back immediately as cycle path is hazardous and becoming inaccessible.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 19:20, Tuesday 8 June 2021

  • Thank you for contacting us with information relating to a Highways issue. Your report has been passed to our Tree Officer to inspect. Your report will be updated with the result of the inspection. Please contact us 0300 300 8049 if you would like more information on the progress of this report.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 08:55, Wednesday 9 June 2021

  • Resident has called for an update, shes expressed serious concern as the path is unusable and cyclists are using the A6 to cycle on. The verges are so overgrown you cant see as your trying to pull out on the the A6 in some places. I have emailed James Coggins.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 16:16, Tuesday 15 June 2021

  • Customer called today as fustrated as someone cut the verge today but the cycle path was left. The cycle path is very dangerous and people are having to cycle to along the road.
    Customer very concerned as this is a dangerous section and if people are cycling in the road it's an accident waiting to happen.
    Advise will email Tree officer and area team as well

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 16:29, Wednesday 16 June 2021

  • Thank you for contacting us. This issue does not come under the responsibility of our Highways Department, however we have forwarded this report to be reallocated to another service within the council.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    We have passed this enquiry to Environmental services to investigate

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 11:27, Friday 18 June 2021

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    Following you report we have carried out an inspection and raised an order to repair your identified issue and this has now been added to our programme of works.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    Order raised to clear obstruction caused by willow tree. Environmental services manage our grass cutting programme

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 11:30, Friday 18 June 2021

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