Milestone completes Oxfordshire’s largest ever surface dressing programme – 1,011,803 m2 of roads treated in 42 days

As part of its highway maintenance contract with Oxfordshire County Council, Milestone Infrastructure has successfully completed an ambitious programme of county-wide surface dressing, treating 1,011,803 m2 of roads over 42 working days. This is equivalent to roughly 300 lane kilometres or the distance from Oxford to York Surface dressing is a cost-effective highways maintenance measure […]

Surface dressing on Leicestershire roads is underway

Highways teams across Leicestershire are in the middle of a £2.7 million summer maintenance programme of ‘surface dressing’ more than 760,000 square metres of road – the equivalent of more than 100 football pitches. Over the next few weeks, motorists will notice the many roads they use every day being covered with a layer of […]

Surrey County Council to spend an extra £8.5 million on surface dressing

An extra £8.5m is to be spent on surface dressing in the largest even programme to be undertaken in Surrey. Work will be carried out over the summer on 85 miles of road, covering 100 routes through the county. Lucy Monie, Surrey County Council’s Director of Highways and Transport, said: “We understand the state of […]

County Council’s surface dressing programme making Hampshire roads more resilient

Nearly 600 miles of Hampshire roads will be given a new lease of life this summer as Hampshire County Council’s annual programme of road surface strengthening gets underway at 400 locations. Councillor Nick Adams-King, the County Council’s Executive Lead Member for Universal Services, said: “We know that potholes and other road defects are a cause […]

£7 million highway maintenance programme to begin next month in Oxfordshire

Surface dressing will improve nearly 100 Oxfordshire roads in more than 50 towns and villages to help prevent potholes Nearly 100 roads across Oxfordshire will be improved as part of a £7 million highway maintenance programme beginning this spring. Oxfordshire County Council and its contractor Milestone Infrastructure Ltd will be visiting more than 50 locations […]

Investing in surface dressing saves councils’ money in the long-term, says REA

The latest additional money (2023/24) for highway maintenance should be spent on preparation for surface dressing, to help prevent potholes forming in the future, and less money being spent on fixing them.  In subsequent years (2024/25 onwards), the additional money should be invested into  surface dressing and other preventative maintenance treatments. These are the thoughts […]

Kiely’s praises road surfacing innovation as “fantastic addition” to the UK’s road network

Road surfacing and surface treatments company Kiely Bros has released a video showing off its latest innovation in road pothole repairs and road surface dressing. The company has invested in bringing the Multipatcher technology from Australia. The machine can simultaneously handle all road maintenance tasks, from cleaning and preparing potholes, to delivering high-quality finished road […]

Shropshire Council’s surface dressing programme improves 80 miles of road

More than 50 stretches of road across Shropshire have been treated this year as part of Shropshire Council’s annual surface dressing programme. This year’s surface dressing programme began on 27 April, and ended on 1 August, with 55 roads treated. In total, 80 miles of road have been dressed – the distance from Church Stretton […]


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