Highway Rangers are Coming to Newton Flotman

The Highway Rangers are coming to Newton Flotman soon. If you have any suggestions for the work that they could undertake, please e-mail Julie King the Parish Clerk – clerk@newtonflotmanpc.co.uk by Friday 16th February.

Typical work undertaken:

  • Side out a carriageway or footway (overgrown grass/weeds or soil encroachment)
  • Strim grass verges
  • Clear verge grips
  • Rod and flush drains
  • Clean out drainage gullies
  • Clean out drainage chambers
  • Rod and flush kerb drainage off lets
  • Wash signs, bollards or reflector posts
  • Minor sign/post repairs (such as straightening and reattaching)
  • Repair minor kerb defects
  • Clear small areas of mud and soil from the carriageway.
  • Soil and seed verges

Typical work that they don’t do:

  • Repair carriageway / footway surface defects (such as potholes/ cracking), these should be raised with the Highways Dept when noticed as these are repaired by separate gangs.
  • Clear ditches (in private ownership)
  • Trim hedges (in private ownership)
  • Street Name Plates i.e. “High St” (these are the responsibility of the District Council)
  • Clear large areas of mud and soil from the carriageway (District Council is the Street Cleaning Authority)
  • Clear build-up of leaves from footway / carriageway (District Council is the Street Cleaning Authority)
  • Rubbish / litter pick (this is the responsibility of the District Council)

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