News: Four miles of roads closed after a serious incident of FLY-TIPPING

News: Four miles of roads closed after a serious incident of FLY-TIPPING

Another Lincolnshire Highlights news story…

District council officials have closed a four-mile stretch of road after a number of bags of asbestos were dumped on the roadside.

The bags were discovered on the B6304 Ollerton Road in what has been described as a ‘serious incident’ of fly-tipping by Bassetlaw District Council.

Due to the fly-tip, the following roads are closed:

– B6034, Ollerton Road, Clumber Park – its whole length

– B6034, Ollerton Road, Carburton – its whole length

– B6034, Ollerton Road, Perlethorpe cum Budby – its whole length

Discovery of the bags was made by officials at around 4pm on Friday, May 17.

An immediate road closure of Ollerton Road in its entirety has been put in place until the bags have been recovered by specialist contractors.

As of 5.35pm, the road was still closed and the council said it would be shut until further notice.

 

A spokesperson at Bassetlaw District Council said: “Due to the type of asbestos involved and the serious nature of this incident, the Health and Safety Executive have been notified and we have been instructed to seek an immediate road closure until further notice.

“We advise residents and visitors to avoid Ollerton Road from the top of Sparken Hill, Worksop to the junction of Netherfield Lane near Budby.

“Alternative routes are via the A614 and the A57.

Map of the diversion

“We are also appealing to anyone who may have information about this serious incident to contact Bassetlaw District Council.”

 



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