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Congestion-busting permit scheme gets business backing

A congestion-busting scheme to cut the pain of delays and boost the economy has received backing from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Surrey County Council took control of who digs roadworks, where and when last year with the launch of a permit scheme. It means roads are dug up and closed less often, cutting hold-ups and … Continue reading

Joint permit scheme could save millions

A joint roadworks permit scheme between Surrey and East Sussex councils would save millions of pounds in reduced traffic jams and bodged repairs, councillors will hear next week. In Surrey alone around 40,000 roadworks take place annually, costing the county’s economy just under £100 million due to the congestion they cause. At the moment councils … Continue reading


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