County Council Investing in the county’s roads

12 November 2019

County Councillors today formally approved updated plans on how £45.59m will be spent investing in Nottinghamshire’s highways during in 2019/20.

This figure includes the council’s successful external funding bids and a proportion of the council’s additional £21.4m highways investment which targets local highway priorities.

Committee Chairman, Councillor John Cottee said: “The improvements that have been discussed at today’s Communities & Place Committee form part of our strategy to support the local economy, promote health and wellbeing and ensure communities thrive across our County.” 

“We are delighted to be pushing forward with projects highlighted by local people and we look forward to the improvements that this investment will deliver in the coming years.”

Proposed funding includes:

  • £22.41m allocated to improving local roads, footways, streetlights, bridges, signs and drainage
  • £7.34m allocated to transport schemes such as road safety schemes, pedestrian crossings and speed management scheme
  • £15.07m to deliver Gedling Access Road, Southwell Flood Risk Management Alleviation work and street lighting upgrades
  • £0.77m of revenue funding to deliver traffic management and the Department for Transport funded Access Fund which delivers travel planning work.

Full details of all the proposed schemes can be viewed on the Council’s website. The programmes detailed have been developed to ensure the delivery of County Council priorities along with national priorities and local transport goals and objectives.

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