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Regions get £3 billion roads investment

Towns and cities across the country are set to benefit from £3 billion worth of investment on improving roads in a boost for motorists.

This investment will lead to quicker and safer journeys and help to build a stronger economy by linking people with jobs, businesses with customers, ensuring a country that works for everyone, not just the privileged few.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling also outlined details of more than £1.3 billion of road improvements announced as part of the Autumn Statement. This includes:

• £925 million to tackle congestion and provide upgrades on local roads
• £175 million to improve the 50 most dangerous roads in the country
• £220 million to Highways England to combat congestion
• £27 million for the Cambridge to Oxford expressway
• Six local major schemes to better journeys potholes

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said: “This is a government that steps up, not back which is why we are investing record amounts into improving our roads across the country. This investment is over and above the £23 billion we are spending to get motorists to their destinations quickly, more easily and safely.

“The schemes announced are focused on relieving congestion and providing important upgrades to ensure our roads are fit for the future – removing the barriers to help make an economy that works for everyone.”

The A14 is the 33rd major scheme that the government has started since 2010. During that time more than £4 billion of schemes have been completed and are already providing drivers with better journeys.

Chris Grayling added:

“The A14 is a vital road for Cambridgeshire and for the rest of the country, helping link people and businesses to jobs, opportunities and families. This new upgrade will see quicker journeys, which will also be more reliable and safe.”

As part of the £1.3 billion fund, the government is providing £925 million which highways authorities can bid for to upgrade and repair their roads.
This is on top of the £6 billion councils are receiving up to 2021. This is an increase on the £4.7 billion spent between 2010 and 2015 and almost double the £3.7 million spent between 2005 and 2010.

A further £70 million from the Pothole Fund will be allocated next year. This will allow highway authorities to start repairs quickly.

Britain has some of the safest roads in the world, but the government is investing a further £175 million to make them even safer. The Department for Transport will work with councils to improve the 50 roads with the worst safety record, which includes the A588 in Lancashire, the A529 in Shropshire and the A18 in Lincolnshire. This is on top of the £1 million pledged this month to improve the A285 in West Sussex.

The Department for Transport today also published five strategic studies into the most complex issues on our road network:
• The A66 will be upgraded to create a new east to west dual carriageway, meaning a quicker link between Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire and Penrith, Cumbria. The department is enhancing junctions on the A69 to create 18 miles of dual carriageway between Newcastle and Hexham, to be complete by 2020.
The A69 is a major part of Highways England’s £220 million to combat congestion at pinch points on motorways and major A roads
• Improvements to the North West quadrant of the M60, between junctions 8 to 18 – the A6144 to Liverpool and M66 to Accrington – will continue to be developed
• During the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor of the Exchequer also announced £27 million to develop the Cambridge to Oxford expressway, which includes a new road between the M1 and the M40
• The government will continue to examine the case for the A1 in the East of England and improving connectivity between Manchester and Sheffield In addition to the six major schemes in the Autumn Statement which will help unlock economic and housing growth, Chris Grayling today revealed a further six schemes which will have financial backing from the Department for
Transport to develop a business case. These are:
• A new Tees crossing
• Dualling the A500 in Cheshire
• Coventry South Link Road
• Melton Mowbray Eastern Distributor road
• Sheffield Innovation Corridor
• Manchester Metrolink Airport link
The six other local major schemes announced last Wednesday were:
• Tees Valley East West Connections
• East Riding: Jock’s Lodge Junction (A1079/A164)
• Sheffield Supertram renewals
• Shrewsbury North West Relief Road
• Warrington Waterfront Western Link
• Suffolk Energy Gateway New Road
The Transport Secretary also confirmed £50 million to build the Lincoln Eastern Bypass. The £96.4 million scheme will now start in January and be completed by December 2019.

In the coming months, the government will announce more local major transport schemes that are expected to be funded from the £1.8 billion Local Growth Fund allocations announced by the Chancellor in the Autumn Statement.
Regional breakdown of funding
North East
• Upgrades to the Hexham and Corbridge junctions on the A69 as part of the
£220m pinch point fund which should be complete by 2020.
• We are committing to further develop plans to dual the A66 from Scotch Corner to Penrith, creating the first new all-dual-carriageway route across the Pennines since the opening of the M62 in 1971. We are hoping to start construction as part of the next RIS.
• Investing £450k to progress further business case work on a New Tees Crossing to boost access to Enterprise Zones and ease congestion on the existing A19 crossing.
• Investing £300k for further business case development work on the Tees Valley East West Connections which is improved connection between the A1 (M) and the A66 to the North West of Darlington to improve connectivity from A1 corridor across Tees Valley.
• Allocating £3.9m to the North East enough to fix around 74,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This funding is over and above £45m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading 2 of most dangerous local roads in the North East where the risk of fatal and serious collisions is highest.

Potholes breakdown:

Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Potholes filled (at £53 per pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
County Durham UA
931,000
17,600
10,567,000
Darlington UA
133,000
2,500
1,545,000
Hartlepool UA
98,000
1,900
1,053,000
Middlesbrough UA
106,000
2,000
1,628,000
Northumberland UA
1,328,000
25,100
15,507,000
Redcar and Cleveland UA
177,000
3,300
1,879,000
Stockton-on-Tees UA
194,000
3,700
2,293,000
Gateshead
201,000
3,800
2,435,000
Newcastle upon Tyne
213,000
4,000
2,413,000
North Tyneside
191,000
3,600
2,007,000
South Tyneside
132,000
2,500
1,377,000
Sunderland
260,000
4,900
2,939,000

Dangerous roads breakdown:
Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A67
7.9
Durham CC
A1290
6.4
Sunderland BC

Road schemes in the North East
Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
M62 J25-30
136
136
M1 J39-42
120
120
A1 Coal House to Metro Centre
61
61
Road schemes under construction
Morpeth Northern Bypass
31.9
21.1
M1 J32-35a
106
106
A1 Leeming to Barton
380
380
A160/A180 Immingham
88
88
A19 Coast Road
75
75
Road schemes under construction
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
Morpeth Northern Bypass
31.9
21.1

North West
• We are committing to further develop plans to dual the A66 from Scotch Corner to Penrith, creating the first new all-dual-carriageway route across the Pennines since the opening of the M62 in 1971. We are hoping to start construction as part of the next RIS.
• We are committing to develop improvements identified by the Manchester M60
North-West Quadrant, making sure that the city’s growth continues unimpeded.
We will develop options in greater detail, undertaking further analysis so construction can start as part of the next RIS.
• We will further analyse the case for the Trans-Pennine Tunnel Strategic
Study to assess the full impact of any improvements before a firm and final
conclusion can be reached.
• Investing £1m to further the business case for the Warrington Waterfront
Western Link – a new link road to the West of Warrington including a potential high level crossing of the Manchester Ship Canal which aims to open up land for housing and development.
• Investing £2.1m to further the business case for the Manchester Metrolink Airport Extension – an extension of Manchester Metrolink to Terminal 2 of Manchester Airport which aims to improve passenger journeys to the soon to be expanded Terminal 2.
• Investing £2m to further the business case for Dualling the remaining single carriageway section of the A500 west of the M6 which aims to reduce congestion and provide capacity for future growth.
• Allocating more than £9m to the North West enough to fix around 170,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This funding is over and above £106.4m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading 12 of most dangerous local roads in the North West where the risk of fatal and serious collisions is highest.
Potholes breakdown:
Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Potholes filled (at £53 per pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
Blackburn with Darwen UA
128,000
2,400
1,715,000
Blackpool UA
106,000
2,000
1,068,000
Cheshire East UA
776,000
14,600
9,290,000
Cheshire West and Chester UA
640,000
12,100
7,069,000
Halton UA
153,000
2,900
1,981,000
Warrington UA
234,000
4,400
2,841,000
Cumbria
2,053,000
38,700
24,075,000
Bolton
229,000
4,300
2,716,000
Bury
144,000
2,700
1,812,000
Manchester
315,000
5,900
3,381,000
Oldham
193,000
3,600
2,180,000
Rochdale
178,000
3,400
2,174,000
Salford
193,000
3,600
2,234,000
Stockport
213,000
4,000
2,826,000
Tameside
164,000
3,100
2,064,000
Trafford
175,000
3,300
2,069,000
Wigan
266,000
5,000
3,416,000
Lancashire
1,718,000
32,400
20,514,000
Knowsley
155,000
2,900
1,646,000
Liverpool
346,000
6,500
3,747,000
Sefton
224,000
4,200
2,573,000
St. Helens
186,000
3,500
2,151,000
Wirral
272,000
5,100
2,938,000

Dangerous roads:

Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A588
29.1
Lancashire CC
A683
26.5
Lancashire CC
A670
9.8
Oldham Met BC
A532
5.2
Cheshire CC
A6
9.1
Lancashire CC
A592
37.2
Cumbria CC
A536
11.8
Cheshire CC
A682
21.3
Lancashire CC
A57
5.2
St Helens Met BC
A581
11.4
Lancashire CC
A537
11.6
Cheshire CC

Road schemes in the North West
Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
Crewe Green Link Road
26.5
15.6
Heysham-M6 Link Road
130.0
110.9
Thornton to Switch Island (Sefton)
18.3
14.5
Road schemes under construction
A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road
228.5
165.0
Mersey Gateway (Halton)
600.0
211.0
A556 Knutsford to Bowdon
192
192
Manchester Smart Motorway M60 J8 – M62 J20 (originally 3 schemes)
208
208
M6 J16-19 smart motorway
100-250
100-250
Scheduled to start construction before 2020
M6 J21A-26
100-250
100-250
M60 J24-27 & J1-4
100-250
100-250
M62 J10-12
100-250
100-250

Yorkshire and Humber
Yorkshire and Humber
• We are committing to further develop plans to dual the A66 from Scotch
Corner to Penrith, creating the first new all-dual-carriageway route across the Pennines since the opening of the M62 in 1971. We are hoping to start construction as part of the next RIS.
• Further analysis to examine the case for action for the Trans-Pennine
Tunnel Strategic Study. As more detailed analysis is needed to assess the full impact of any improvements before a firm and final conclusion can be reached
• Investing £92k to progress further business case work on Jock’s Lodge Junction of the A1079 and A164 in order to ease congestion and improve reliability for traffic on the A164 between the Humber Bridge and Beverley.
• Investing £1.4m to progress further business case work on Sheffield
Innovation Corridor which aims to maximise the potential for growth of Advanced Manufacturing District and reduce congestion around M1 junctions 33 and 34.
• Investing £1.573m to progress further business case work on Sheffield Supertram Renewals. This aims to ensure the continuation of a high quality mass transit system
• Allocating over £7.3m to Yorkshire and the Humber enough to fix around 138,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This funding is over and above £83.2m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading 7 of most dangerous local roads in the Yorkshire and Humber area where the risk of fatal and serious collisions is highest.

Potholes breakdown:
Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Potholes filled (at £53 per pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
East Riding of Yorkshire UA
898,000
17,000
9,821,000
Kingston upon Hull, City of UA
148,000
2,800
2,001,000
North East Lincolnshire UA
160,000
3,000
1,774,000
North Lincolnshire UA
380,000
7,200
4,090,000
York UA
184,000
3,500
2,018,000
North Yorkshire
2,358,000
44,500
26,359,000
Barnsley
296,000
5,600
3,374,000
Doncaster
389,000
7,300
4,490,000
Rotherham
295,000
5,600
3,309,000
Sheffield
0
0
0
Bradford
428,000
8,100
5,494,000
Calderdale
277,000
5,200
3,504,000
Kirklees
452,000
8,500
5,437,000
Leeds
711,000
13,400
7,735,000
Wakefield
364,000
6,900
3,801,000

Dangerous roads breakdown:
Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A6033
13.3
Calderdale Met BC
A161
23.1
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
A167
6.1
North Yorkshire CC
A628
6.9
Barnsley Met BC
A6033
8.6
Calderdale Met BC
A161
21.2
North Lincolnshire Council
A6108
55.4
North Yorkshire CC
A18
15.6
North East Lincolnshire Council
Road schemes in Yorkshire & Humber

Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
A164 Humber Bridge to Beverley Improvements
10.0
7.7
A18-A180 Link (Immingham)
6.3
4.9
Bedale/Aiskew/Leeming Bar Bypass
29.0
24.7
Beverley Integrated Transport Plan
21.5
16.3
Todwick Crossroads Improvement (Rotherham)
14.2
11.8
White Rose Way Improvement Scheme (Doncaster)
17.0
9.7
M62 J25-30
136
136
M1 J39-42
120
120
A1 Coal House to Metro Centre
61
61
Under construction
East Riding Road Maintenance Scheme
23.9
16.7
North Yorkshire Road Maintenance Scheme
44.0
24.0
M1 J32-35a
106
106
A1 Leeming to Barton
380
380
A160/A180 Immingham
88
88

East Midlands
• £50m towards the Lincoln Eastern Bypass which will reduce congestion in the city centre, improve air quality and encourage planned housing growth. Construction to start Jan 17. Completion Dec 19.
• Investing £2.8m to further develop the business case for the Melton Mowbray Eastern Bypass – a new road to the east of Melton Mowbray which aims
to open up land for housing and commercial development and reduce congestion in the town centre.
• Allocating more than £8m to the East Midlands – enough to fix around 152,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This is over and above £91.8m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading 9 of most dangerous local roads in the East Midlands where the risk of fatal and serious collisions is highest.
Potholes breakdown:
Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Potholes filled (at £53 per pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
Derby UA
166,000
3,100
1,968,000
Leicester UA
187,000
3,500
2,323,000
Nottingham UA
174,000
3,300
1,969,000
Rutland UA
153,000
2,900
1,696,000
Derbyshire
1,462,000
27,600
16,874,000
Leicestershire
1,120,000
21,100
12,642,000
Lincolnshire
2,482,000
46,800
27,571,000
Northamptonshire
1,171,000
22,100
13,581,000
Nottinghamshire
1,174,000
22,200
13,265,000

Dangerous roads breakdown:
Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A619
6.1
Derbyshire CC
A1084
15.3
Lincolnshire CC
A631
5.2
Lincolnshire CC
A631
22.3
Lincolnshire CC
A634
12.7
Nottinghamshire CC
A361
6.6
Northamptonshire CC
A5012
15.2
Derbyshire CC
A5004
12.4
Derbyshire CC

Road schemes in the East Midlands:
Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
A43 Corby Link Road
34.0
20.5
Connecting Derby
36.2
26.7
London Road Bridge (Derby)
6.9
4.4
Nottingham Ring Road Improvements
16.2
12.8
M6 J5-8
115
115
M1 J28-31
206
206
A453 Widening
150
150
A14 Kettering
42
42
M6 J10a-13
380
380
Under construction
A45/A46 Tollbar End
106
106
M1 Junction 19
191
191
M5 J4a-6 smart motorway
50-100
50-100
M1 J13-19 smart motorway
100-250
100-250
A50 Uttoxeter
25-50
25-50
M5 Junctions 5, 6 & 7 Upgrades
<25
<25
A43 Abthorpe
7
7
Scheduled to start construction before 2020
M1 J24-25
50-100
50-100
M6 J2-4
100-250
100-250

West Midlands
• Investing £942k to further develop the business case for the Shrewsbury North Western Relief Road – a link around the north west of Shrewsbury to complete a ring road of the town which aims to cut congestion and improve connectivity.
• Investing £1.25m to further develop the business case for the Coventry South Link Road – a new link road to the South of Coventry west of the A46 which aims to open up land for housing and commercial development.
• Allocating more than £7.6m to the West Midlands enough to fix around 144,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This funding is over and above £87m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading
2 of most dangerous local roads in the West Midlands where the risk of fatal
and serious collisions is highest.
Potholes breakdown:
Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Number of potholes filled (at £53 per pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
Herefordshire, County of UA
899,000
17,000
10,244,000
Shropshire UA
1,335,000
25,200
14,667,000

Stoke-on-Trent UA
195,000
3,700
2,116,000
Telford and Wrekin UA
250,000
4,700
3,069,000
Staffordshire
1,582,000
29,800
17,848,000
Warwickshire
1,016,000
19,200
11,514,000
Coventry
198,000
3,700
2,458,000
Dudley
238,000
4,500
2,699,000
Sandwell
225,000
4,200
2,853,000
Solihull
200,000
3,800
2,329,000
Walsall
188,000
3,500
2,147,000
Wolverhampton
173,000
3,300
2,001,000
Worcestershire
1,169,000
22,000
13,341,000

Dangerous roads breakdown:

Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A529
9.1
Shropshire CC
A529
9.3
Shropshire CC

Road schemes in the West Midlands:
Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
A45 Westbound Bridge Road
11.9
8.3
Chester Road (Birmingham)
11.7
/ 8.3
Darlaston Access Improvement (Walsall)
25.9
14.3
Evesham Bridge (Worcestershire)
8.2
5.6
M6 J5-8
115
115
M1 J28-31
206
206
A453 Widening
150
150
A14 Kettering
42
42
M6 J10a-13
380
380
Under construction
A45/A46 Tollbar End
106
106
M1 Junction 19
191
191
M5 J4a-6 smart motorway
50-100
50-100
M1 J13-19 smart motorway
100-250
100-250
A50 Uttoxeter
25-50
25-50
M5 Junctions 5, 6 & 7 Upgrades
<25
<25
A43 Abthorpe
7
7
Scheduled to start construction before 2020
M1 J24-25
50-100
50-100
M6 J2-4
100-250
100-250

East
• Further analysis to examine the case for action for the A1 East of England Strategic Study. More work is needed to assess the full impact of any improvements before a firm conclusion can be reached.
• Investing £27m of capital development funding for the Oxford to Cambridge
Expressway strategic study to identify and develop options in greater detail, including further analysis, stakeholder engagement, consultation and environmental analysis.
• Investing £1m to further develop the business case for Suffolk Energy Gateway New Road – the realignment of a section of the A12 on the route towards the proposed Sizewell C nuclear power station to ease congestion and improve reliability by bypassing villages
• Allocating over £9.7m to the East of England enough to fix around 183,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This funding is
over and above £109m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading
2 of most dangerous local roads in the East of England where the risk of
fatal and serious collisions is highest.

Potholes breakdown:
Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Potholes filled (at £53 per pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
Bedford UA
219,000
4,100
2,654,000
Central Bedfordshire UA
356,000
6,700
3,962,000
Luton UA
94,000
1,800
1,216,000
Peterborough UA
240,000
4,500
3,078,000
Southend-on-Sea UA
102,000
1,900
1,238,000
Thurrock UA
153,000
2,900
1,772,000
Cambridgeshire
1,155,000
21,800
13,342,000
Essex
1,869,000
35,300
21,847,000
Hertfordshire
1,293,000
24,400
15,828,000
Norfolk
2,476,000
46,700
25,459,000
Suffolk
1,763,000
33,300
19,393,000

Dangerous roads breakdown:

Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A1303
6.6
Cambridgeshire CC
A126
12.5
Thurrock BC
Road schemes in the East of England:
Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
Luton Town Centre (Inner Ring Road)
24.1
15.9
A11 Fiveways to Thetford
102
102
Under construction
Norwich Northern Distributor Road
132.7
96.5
A5-M1 Link Road
162
162
A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon
1500
1500

South East
• Investing £27m to develop a transformational tech corridor between Oxford and Cambridge. This Strategic Study will identify and develop options in greater detail, including further analysis, stakeholder engagement, consultation and environmental analysis.
• Allocating over £11.6m to the South East enough to fix around 220,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This funding is over and above £132m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading 10 of most dangerous local roads in the South East where risk of fatal and serious collisions is highest.
Potholes breakdown:
Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Potholes filled (£53/pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
Bracknell Forest UA
125,000
2,400
1,512,000
Brighton and Hove UA
135,000
2,600
2,332,000
Isle of Wight UA
0
0
0
Medway UA
201,000
3,800
2,263,000
Milton Keynes UA
280,000
5,300
4,554,000
Portsmouth UA
111,000
2,100
1,272,000
Reading UA
97,000
1,800
1,309,000
Slough UA
66,000
1,200
803,000
Southampton UA
137,000
2,600
1,515,000
West Berkshire UA
336,000
6,300
3,836,000
Windsor and Maidenhead UA
173,000
3,300
1,936,000
Wokingham UA
203,000
3,800
2,360,000
Buckinghamshire
852,000
16,100
9,334,000
East Sussex
846,000
16,000
9,451,000
Hampshire
2,123,000
40,000
23,847,000
Kent
2,196,000
41,400
24,249,000
Oxfordshire
1,315,000
24,800
14,842,000
Surrey
1,348,000
25,400
14,859,000
West Sussex
1,145,000
21,600
12,200,000

Dangerous roads breakdown:
Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A285
18.7
West Sussex CC
A252
14.1
Kent CC
A27
6.3
Hampshire CC
A40
9.2
Buckinghamshire CC
A32
10.8
Hampshire CC
A361
21.4
Oxfordshire CC
A290
8.6
Kent CC
A217
9.1
Surrey CC
A36
6.8
Hampshire CC
A4
8.7
Slough BC

Road schemes in the South East:
Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
Bexhill-Hastings Link Road
117.1
56.9
Portsmouth Northern Road Bridge
12.6
11.1
Portsmouth Tipner Interchange Road
28.2
19.5
Reading Station Highway Improvements
13.2
9.6
Walton Bridge (Surrey)
31.8
23.9
M25 J5-6/7
121
121
A23 Handcross to Warninglid
79
79
M25 J23-27
180
180
Under construction
A21 Tonbridge to Pembury
70
70
M25 J30
79
79
M3 J2-4a
174
174
Scheduled to start construction before 2020
M20 J10a
50-100
50-100
M20 J3-5
50-100
50-100
M23 J8-10
100-250
100-250

South West
• Allocating over £12.4m to the South West enough to fix around 235,000 potholes in 2017/18 or stop them forming in the first place. This funding is over and above £144m we are already committed to providing in 2017/18 to help repair our local highways.
• From the £175m being made available for road safety, we will be upgrading 6 of most dangerous local roads in the South West where the risk of fatal and serious collisions is highest.
Potholes breakdown:
Local Highway Authority
Pothole Fund allocation (£)
Potholes filled (at £53 per pothole)
Highways Maintenance Block allocation for 2017/18 (£)
Bath and North East Somerset UA
272,000
5,100
3,352,000
Bournemouth UA
113,000
2,100
1,291,000
Bristol, City of UA
257,000
4,800
3,460,000
Cornwall UA
1,847,000
34,900
20,167,000
Isles of Scilly UA
0
0
0
North Somerset UA
276,000
5,200
3,567,000
Plymouth UA
164,000
3,100
2,067,000
Poole UA
124,000
2,300
1,423,000
South Gloucestershire UA
362,000
6,800
4,516,000
Swindon UA
194,000
3,700
2,489,000
Torbay UA
117,000
2,200
1,297,000
Wiltshire UA
1,300,000
24,500
14,757,000
Devon
3,192,000
60,200
37,611,000
Dorset
1,070,000
20,200
12,364,000
Gloucestershire
1,435,000
27,100
15,854,000
Somerset
1,750,000
33,000
20,015,000

Dangerous roads breakdown:

Road
Length of section (km)
LA (for longest part of link)
A371
5.4
North Somerset Council
A4173
8.7
Gloucestershire CC
A3121
9.5
Devon CC
A3071
9.8
Cornwall CC
A3058
6.3
Cornwall CC
A3123
11.0
Devon CC
Road schemes in the South West:
Completed since 2010
Total investment (£m)
DfT investment
(£m)
Camborne-Pool-Redruth Link Road
27.9
16.1
East of Exeter (M5 J29)
14.4
10.2
Kingskerswell Bypass (Devon)
106.5
76.4
M4 J19-20 /M5 J15-17
86

Under construction
South Bristol Link
44.3
27.6
Taunton Northern Inner Distributor Road
27.0
14.7
A30 Temple to Higher Carblake
60
60

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