I have taken up residents’ complaints about the filthy state of the pavement on Riverside Drive around the area where the Tay Rail Bridge crosses above the street. The pavement is badly covered in a mess caused by roosting birds on the bridge and residents have expressed concern about the potential health hazard.
I have therefore asked the council’s Rapid Response Team if it can have the pavement jet washed.
However, the problem will simply return unless Network Rail improves its netting under the bridge to deter birds from roosting there so I have also raised the issue with the company.
We really do need a proper resolution of this to ensure the pavement is not covered in this sort of mess in the future.