How council’s £5m will fix our roads
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“We have a long term plan to improve the condition of our roads, and surveys show they are gradually improving due to continual investment over recent years.
“However the winter weather always presents a challenge, and this year the floods we experienced in February had a particular impact.
“We added £5m to this year’s budget to help deal with issues which emerge over the course of the year such as the flood damage, and areas of localised deterioration, to ensure we can repair them in a timely way and prevent them getting any worse.”
He added: “The extra funding will help to protect the investment we’ve already made in Lancashire’s roads and boost our existing maintenance programme to bring more of them into good condition.”
Storms and heavy rain worsen problems on road surfaces. Cllr Keith Iddon, below, said the county council has a long term plan to repair and improve local roads