£40 million will be spent on improving Hertfordshire’s roads
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Motorist have something to smile about this week after councillors agreed to spend £40 million on improving the county’s roads.
Hertfordshire’s 3,000 miles of roads will see £39.8m spent on them next year to keep them in top condition.
Members of the cabinet at County Hall agreed to the proposals at a meeting on Tuesday.
The work will involve planned maintenance to roads, bridges and pavements.
Money has also been set aside for reducing congestion and increasing pedestrian safety.
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Councillor Terry Douris, cabinet member for highways, said: “We are committed to having a strong, resilient and successful economy supported by an efficient and reliable transport network and appropriate infrastructure. “Hertfordshire’s roads are very busy and we share our residents’ views that well-maintained roads and footpaths are very important.
“We need to make sure that the resources we have are used in the most efficient way.”
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To see which roads will be affected visit www.hertsdirect.org and search ‘future works programme’.