Nottinghamshire County Council agrees a £66.5million investment in highways

Nottinghamshire County Council has allocated £66.5 million for highway works from in the council’s 2024 to 2025 Highways Capital and Revenue Programmes — which were finalised this week — and includes £33million for road and highway asset improvements. Work will include surface dressing, structural patching, pothole repairs and resurfacing. It will also cover a range […]

£50 million boost for Staffordshire Highways over the next three years

An extra £50 million will be invested in maintaining and improving Staffordshire’s highways over the next three years, alongside a total of £53M being spent on a range of major projects, vital road improvements and general road maintenance in 24/25. The extra investment will see: David Williams, Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and […]

Council’s ongoing £8m road improvement commitments

Reading Borough Council’s £8m investment in the town’s highways will continue with up to 105 more residential roads set to be surfaced in the coming year. In addition to residential roads, up to 90 of Reading’s major roads most in need of repair will also receive surface treatment over the year. The use of advanced […]

Campaigners accuse ministers of leaving Scottish roads “to rot” after research shows that spending falls significantly in the last six years

Campaigners in Scotland have accused Ministers of leaving roads to ‘rot’ over the last six years due to lack of investment. The Times reports that the drop has coincided with the electoral pacts between SNP governments and the Scottish Greens. Opposition parties have called for the first minister Humza Yousaf’s administration to sever ties with the […]


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