KCC in £4m pothole blitz

24/05/2016
Highways Reporters

Kent County Council (KCC) will spend £4 million on fixing potholes.

The local authority will be targeting the damage with either square-cut pothole repairs, or larger areas of patching.

Where possible, the fix will then be protected by surface dressing the whole road in the near future, to prevent damage by the next winter weather.

Lines and verges will also receive a spruce up.

Announcing the blitz, Leader of KCC Paul Carter said it will start in mid-June and will be carried out on a district-by-district basis.

Since December, Kent County Council has filled over 11,000 potholes at a cost of more than £400,000.

In addition, more than 8,000m2 of patching has been carried out, which will include pothole repairs.
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