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£300 million – the cost of fixing all Surrey’s roads

Fixing all Surrey’s roads today would cost nearly £300 million, the county council has revealed. That is the amount needed to get the whole of the county’s network into a good condition like the roads overhauled in the council’s Operation Horizon project. The estimated £294m cost covers work ranging from full-scale reconstruction to overhauling broken stretches on around … Continue reading

Glue beauty

A high-tech glue has revolutionised Surrey’s road repairs and is set to save taxpayers millions by recycling old roads and making them new. Instead of ripping up old roads and laying new ones, Surrey County Council is now mixing a super-flexible glue with recycled tarmac to transform it into a brand new surface. In a … Continue reading

Road improvements would stretch from London to Land’s End

The first year of Surrey County Council’s new highways contract saw almost 300 miles of road resurfaced or repaired, which is further than driving the distance from London to Land’s End. Last April, the county council drove a hard bargain when it signed a series of contracts with companies to improve and maintain Surrey’s roads. … Continue reading

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