£10bn bill to repair local roads

By Dominic Browne and Chris Ames | 31 March 2021

The estimated one-time cost to get local roads in England and Wales back into a ‘reasonable, steady state’ is £10.24bn, according to a new survey.

According to this year’s ALARM (Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance) survey, this equates to £77m per authority in England, although it is only £28m per authority in London and £29m in Wales.

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