Road re­pair will be by ro­bots

Solihull News - - IT TALK -

BRI­TAIN’S road net­work will in the fu­ture be re­paired by ro­bots which will be able to fill in a pot­hole in a minute, ex­perts have said.

Pro­fes­sor Mark Miodownik, of Uni­ver­sity Col­lege Lon­don, said a fleet of au­ton­o­mous road ve­hi­cles or drones will travel around cities iden­ti­fy­ing cracks in roads and pave­ments and fix­ing them be­fore pot­holes de­velop, he told the Chel­tenham Science Fes­ti­val.

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