2019 pothole blitz gets underway

After a relatively mild winter – so far – Kent County Council has once again launched its pothole blitz for 2019. KCC will have 11 local contractors delivering the blitz as follows: Dartford and Gravesham – O’Rourke Contracting; Sevenoaks – SCG; Tunbridge Wells – Kenson Contractors; Maidstone – Duke Contractors; Tonbridge and Malling – Tom…

KCC commits a further £12.6 million for Kent’s roads

Kent County Council has pledged an additional £12.6 million towards improving and resurfacing Kent’s roads to repair damage caused by the severe weather following a decision at full council today (Thursday). The extra money comes on top of £8 million already being spent on a county-wide pothole blitz. The condition of the 5,400 miles of…

KCC spends millions fixing potholes across the county

Kent County Council is spending £5.2 million filling potholes before the colder months ahead. The pothole blitz started in April and in an unprecedented move, is due to run until Christmas if the weather remains good during October and November To date this year, KCC has spent £2.7 million, patching 66,800m2 and filling an equivalent…

KCC declares war on potholes

Kent County Council is declaring war on potholes in the county and pumping £3 million into the cause. The council intends to fight them on the avenues, the streets and the lanes, with the warmer weather allowing a permanent first-time fix. The authority will be targeting the damage with either square-cut pothole repairs, or larger…