Fall in road funding this year could pay for 9.5 million pothole repairs, says LGA

Councils could repair more than 9.5 million extra potholes with the funding lost from local road maintenance budgets this year, analysis by the Local Government Association reveals today. Overall capital funding allocated to councils for local road maintenance this year by the Department for Transport is £1.39 billion – down from £1.78 billion in 2020/21. […]


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