Drones back in Kent’s skies for trial’s second phase

A trial looking at how drones could be used to find and assess damage to the county’s roads is now in its second phase. The Kent Live Labs project will see three separate flights taken across the A20 near Lenham over the next few months. Images from the identical flights will then be analysed to…

Council leader unveils his new Cabinet

The Leader of Kent County Council, Roger Gough, has announced the appointment of his new top team following the local elections on May 6. The new cabinet members appointed today (Friday) are, in alphabetical order: Clair Bell – Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health David Brazier – Cabinet Member for Highways and…

KCC publishes five year highway maintenance plan

Kent County Council has published its forward works programme outlining plans for highway maintenance right across the county for the next five years. This investment plan includes renewal and maintenance work not just for roads and pavements but also streetlights, drainage systems, traffic lights, bridges, tunnels, and trees. It includes around 7.5 million square metres…