Council road repair cash awarded: Full list

Grant Prior 8 years ago
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Councils across England have been told how much they will receive from a £183.5m pot of government cash made available to help repair local roads damaged by severe weather.

The emergency payments will help with road repairs following the wettest winter on record and will pay to fix 3.3 million potholes.

The cash is on top of another £200m for pothole repairs in 2014/15 announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in this week’s Budget.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said: “Damage to roads causes misery for drivers and local communities and the severe weather over the last few months has made the problem worse.

“This extra money will help make a real difference to the millions of road users and residents across England who rely on local roads, giving them safer and smoother journeys.

“The extra money is being distributed now to ensure that repairs can be started as soon as possible, so that the majority of the damage to be fixed ahead of the summer holidays.

“116 local highway authorities in England will receive a share of the funding, along with a one-off payment to Transport for London to distribute to London Boroughs.”

For the full list of grants click here

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