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A41 Tring Road / Broughton Lane Junction

Reported via desktop in the Hedge problem category anonymously at 09:28, Thursday 4 July 2024

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council 6 days, 7 hours, 1 minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 6189723.

Vegetation blocking traffic signals

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  • A Highway Officer will carry out an initial assessment of the tree, emergency issues will be corrected or made safe at the time of the inspection, if reasonably practicable to do so. In this context, making safe may constitute displaying warning notices, coning‐off or fencing‐off to protect the public from the tree or other suitable action.

    If the inspection team cannot make safe the defect at the time of inspection, then they will instigate the relevant emergency call procedures to ensure appropriate resources are mobilised cut back the tree which is blocking the signal, this may involve some traffic management and/or a cherry picker.

    There may also be occasions when the issue reported will be classified as a minor defect and does not pose any risk to either the safety or the integrity of the highway, these are called minimum recording levels as specified in our Highways Safety Inspection Policy, in these cases no action will be taken.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:28, Thursday 4 July 2024

  • Update

    We have reviewed the issue reported and have amended the category; this will ensure your report is directed to the most appropriate team at the council.

    State changed to: For Triage

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 07:00, Monday 8 July 2024

  • Update

    We have inspected the issue reported and have reviewed the category selected.

    The category has been changed to ensure it is passed to the correct team.

    Regards
    Your local Parish/Town Council..

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:26, Wednesday 10 July 2024

  • All wild birds are protected. This includes their nests (whilst in use or being built) as well as any eggs the nest may contain. Under the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 (as amended), it is an offence to:
    • intentionally kill, injure or take any wild bird
    • intentionally damage, destroy or take the nest of any wild bird while it is in use or being built (nests of golden eagle, white tailed eagle and osprey are protected all year round)
    • intentionally destroy an egg of any wild bird
    • intentionally or recklessly disturb certain wild birds or their dependent young while they are nesting (including disturbance of nesting young)
    Although no dates are legally stated between which hedges cannot be trimmed, cut, laid or coppiced, the main bird breeding season is recognised as being between 1 March and 31 July which we adhere to. Please note, if the issue reported is classified by our Highway Officer as an emergency, arrangements will be made to make the hedge safe for both road and pedestrian users in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 16:29, Wednesday 10 July 2024

  • Update

    We are very pleased to tell you that the issue reported has now been resolved.

    Alongside our Highways Safety Inspections, reports from the public help us to keep the roads in Buckinghamshire safe.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 06:40, Monday

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.