Hertfordshire County Council invests £29million to repair local roads around the county

Published: 15 Oct 2018

Over the next four years, Hertfordshire County Council will be investing millions of pounds to improve local roads like the ones our residents live and work on.

While we invest £35million in maintenance and improvement schemes on Hertfordshire’s roads each year, our A, B and C roads often take priority over smaller local roads. 

Local roads are still important to us: they are used by our residents every day, whether on the commute to work, the walk to school or an evening run or bike ride.

That’s why we’ve launched a huge new programme of works to treat these roads.

Francis Avenue in St Albans was the first road on the scheme to get some TLC on Friday 5 October.

Cabinet Member for Highways, Phil Bibby, said: “While it’s important that we prioritise our highways budget to look after main roads, we know that the state of local roads is important to our residents. It’s important to us too. That’s why we’re investing an extra £29million between 2018 and 2022 to improve roads like Francis Avenue. While we can’t do everything, this extra investment, along with the regular maintenance we undertake, will make a real difference to roads across the county.”

A full list of the roads getting treatment under the new scheme in 2018/19 is available at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/localroads