Inflation is affecting transport improvement schemes in Darlington

Darlington Council has announced several transport projects which favour cycling and walking throughout the town over the past year – but many have stalled due to a lack of funding. A transformation of Duke Street by adding a dedicated cycle lane and widened pavements to allow for better pedestrian access is the latest scheme to […]

Lincolnshire County Council to consider increasing the value of its highway contracts to help support small contractors as inflation bites

Significant increases in inflation could add almost £1 million alone to the cost of Lincolnshire County Council’s highway maintenance work. A council report said that the authority will consider increasing the value of its highway contracts so that suppliers can cover rising costs. Its supply chain, which includes small contractors, are under ‘real pressure’, according […]


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