A spokesman for UK Coal, Andrew Macintosh, has told ITV News Central:
"As you can feel here, the place is empty. It's not how we wanted it to be at all. It's very sad and difficult news for our workforce and we're trying to get out and see as many of them as we can".
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The incident happened at around 1.30pm on Saturday March 18 when the victim was walking her dog in Chaddesden Park, Derby.
The swan would not move off the carriageway and the northbound slip road at Junction 28 was closed for a short time.
Unsettled through the rest of the week.