£121m for road maintenance in Essex

Essex County Council has said it to is set to receive £121 million of Government funding for road repairs and resurfacing between now and 2034, following last week’s government announcement of an extra £8.3bn over 11-year’s for highway authorities.   The funding has been reallocated to local Authorities across England from the HS2 scheme. The […]

Council invests £15m in fixing potholes after government roads funding cut

Fixing roads has been made a priority in Staffordshire County Council’s latest strategic plan – but the authority has lost out on more than £8m Government funding to help tackle potholes and other repair work. A Government grant for road maintenance was ‘reduced significantly’ two years ago, prompting Staffordshire County Council to earmark £15.5m in […]

Additional investment for Nottighamshire’s roads agreed

Councillors at Nottinghamshire’ County Council’s Transport and Environment Committee discussed proposals to make a significant investment in patching as part of £15m additional funding in roads and the environment over the next four years. The funding will specifically target a right repair, right first time, approach that delivers permanent repairs whenever possible, and will involve increasing […]


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