£8.85million investment agreed in East Sussex for climate change and roads and pavements

Council leaders in East Sussex have agreed to invest millions of pounds in tackling climate change and improving the county’s roads and pavements. East Sussex County Council’s Cabinet agreed one-off additional funding of £8.85million in the two areas at its meeting this week. A total of £5.8million will be spent on improving road signs, lines […]

Lockdown increases road repairs and improvement programme in Telford area

Telford & Wrekin Council’s highways crews are using lockdown as an opportunity to bring forward scheduled maintenance and improvement works whilst the roads are quieter to help keep disruption to a minimum, said the council. Since the start of April 2020, highways crews have resurfaced 20km of roads and 32km of footpaths, fixed 3,000 potholes […]

Flintshire councillor calls for more money for road network

A local councillor in has called for more money to be made available to repair Flintshire’s roads. Deputy council leader Carolyn Thomas urged her colleagues to consider increasing the authority’s own allocation to nearer £1m. According to Deeside.com, she told a virtual cabinet meeting: “I am hoping that they (Welsh Government) will continue to fund […]

Velocity finds solution for road repairs on narrow lanes

Velocity has a invested in two new 11-tonne Isuzu rigid trucks specially built for road repair works on narrow lanes. Velocity has road repair contracts with local authorities across the country. It was looking for a solution to help tackle potholes on the most constricted parts of the UK’s road network. The Isuzu F110.210(E) rigid […]


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