County Council’s surface dressing programme making Hampshire roads more resilient

Nearly 600 miles of Hampshire roads will be given a new lease of life this summer as Hampshire County Council’s annual programme of road surface strengthening gets underway at 400 locations. Councillor Nick Adams-King, the County Council’s Executive Lead Member for Universal Services, said: “We know that potholes and other road defects are a cause […]

Essex Highways’ 2024 road resurfacing programme underway

Essex Highways has launched its 2024 road resurfacing programme. This will see improvements and upgrades to roads across the county.  Resurfacing will improve the condition of roads with deterioration caused by wet weather. It will also ensure that existing roads remain in good condition for longer. Over the forthcoming months residents can expect to see […]

Road reconstruction projects underway across Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire County Council is to tackle peat soil affected roads as part of the biggest investment in highways maintenance for over a decade. As part of the budget proposals agreed earlier this year, the council will invest £43m over the next two years into highways. This will be to deliver improvements which both repair and […]

Staffordshire Pothole Pro to tour county

Staffordshire’s JCB Pothole Pro is on the move around the county, helping to fix potholes and prepare roads for surface treatments. The machine has been on A519 Newcastle Road in Hanchurch, and will be moving up and down the county over the next few months to help with Staffordshire’s spring push on pothole repairs. It […]

Medway Council seeking government support to tackle the scourge of potholes

Medway Council has written to the government seeking an urgent meeting on the challenges faced in maintaining the extensive road network and tackling the growing number of potholes. In a letter to Guy Opperman, Minister for Roads and Local Transport, Council Leader, Cllr Vince Maple and Portfolio Holder Holder for Climate Change and Strategic Regeneration, […]

Annual road improvement programme gets under way in North Yorkshire

The vast road network across England’s largest county is to receive a multi-million pound boost as its annual surface dressing programme gets under way.  North Yorkshire Council’s highways capital programme totals £53 million for this financial year, of which £25.3m has been allocated to road schemes.  This includes £5m for the surface dressing programme, running […]

£4m approved of road maintenance works across Neath Port Talbot

Neath Port Talbot councillors have given the go ahead for more than £4m of highways engineering, maintenance and other works in all parts of the county borough. It entails bridge strengthening (£300,000), drainage (£300,000), carriageway resurfacing (£1,852,000), footway resurfacing (£143,000), road surface dressing (£260,000), minor works such as traffic signs, barriers, traffic regulation orders (£445,000), […]

Oxfordshire: April start for £7 million road resurfacing programme

Nearly 100 roads across Oxfordshire will be improved as part of a £7 million highway maintenance programme beginning this spring. Oxfordshire County Council and its contractor Milestone Infrastructure Ltd will be visiting more than 50 locations between 8 April and 3 June to carry out surface dressing work. The programme is part-funded by the government, […]


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