County Council release £3 million to further fund rural road resurfacing

bcc_thumbBucks County Council will release £3 million from reserves to further fund resurfacing work on Buckinghamshire’s minor roads. This will be in addition to the £25 million already allocated for restoration work on the roads this year.

The £3 million will fund a 12 month programme focussing on badly worn sections of road in around 300 locations. These locations mainly consist of unclassified rural routes.

Leader of the County Council Martin Tett said:

These unclassified roads wouldn’t normally be covered by our resurfacing schemes, but they’re nevertheless important for those who use them. This money should make a significant improvement, particularly in our most rural areas.

Over the next three months Transport for Buckinghamshire will assess the roads, consult with County Councillors and submit a proposed programme for decision. The work is due to start in September 2015.

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