National Pothole Day will not exist in the future if surface treatments are used more as part of a proactive highways strategy, says RSTA Chief Executive

Significant savings could be made on costs, resources and carbon by filling in fewer potholes in the future, if more highway authorities adopt a whole lifecycle approach that incorporates the use of surface treatments. This is the advice of Paul Boss, Chief Executive of the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA).  He was commenting on National […]

AIA says the challenge of improving the local network goes beyond filling potholes

The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) has said the challenge of improving the local network goes beyond filling in potholes. Rick Green, Chair of the Asphalt Industry Alliance said he was ‘optimistic’ that the Government’s recent £8.3 billion extra money for roads could improve their condition over the next decade. Commenting on National Pothole Day, he […]

New AI technology could help stop the scourge of potholes

On National Pothole Day the Kiely Group explain how local authorities could adopt innovative AI solutions to solve the problem of potholes once and for all. Today, Monday 15th January, is National Pothole Day, marking the continuing and escalating problem of potholes for all road users. Poor road surfaces are a danger and burden to drivers […]

Invest in smarter materials for sustainable, right-first-time pothole repairs, says Tarmac

Tarmac is urging highways specialists top consider new approaches when it comes to achieving permanent, lomng-lasting pothole repairs. Talking on National Pothole Day (14th January), Tarmac said that with sustainability high on the agenda, it’s essential to make smarter choices when repairing potholes – helping to eliminate waste materials, avoid repeated cycles of failure and repair, and prevent unnecessary transport emissions.  According to the last Annual Local […]


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