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Road repairs are too expensive

Fri, 08 Jul 2011


It would cost around £100million to carry out all the work needed on the Island's roads.

200 miles of carriageway are in need of reconstruction, resurfacing and surface dressing but money is a problem for the Department of Infrastructure,.

Patching and pothole repair work has been carried out after the winter frost damage but this is only seen as a short-term solution in many places.

£3.7 million will be spent over the next year on road maintenance and £1m on surface dressing.

Minister Phil Gawne says people should lower their expectations:

 

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