Lewes MP Maria Caulfield welcomes the news that from between that 24th and 27th May, litter removal along the westbound carriageway of the A27 is taking place. This comes after meetings with the local councils and Highways England, during which Ms Caulfield lobbied strongly for local residents to have the litter removed.
To enable this to happen, lane closures will be installed between Beddingham Roundabout through to the Falmer slip road (AMEX Stadium junction). Highways street cleansing crews will be deployed over these four nights to remove as much litter as possible from the westbound side. Litter removal on the eastbound side of the carriageway will be addressed in late June.
Once the work has been completed in each area, roadside communication encouraging motorists to “Keep the A27 Clean” by taking their rubbish home with them and ensuring their cargos are safely secured will be installed.
Welcoming the news, Maria says “Residents have been contacting me all year about the state of our roads and how bad it looks for visitors. It is really welcome news that this is finally being tackled and we all look forward to our roadsides being cleaner.”
Our picture shows the MP getting hands on on an earlier litter collection.