Rising costs means £10m Devon road project will be put on hold

A road project due to go ahead on the A361 North Devon Link Road at Tiverton will be put on hold because of rising costs. Mid Devon Council has said the plans to construct a new junction will be stalled because tender prices were submitted significantly above expectations. The decision was taken after the council […]

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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