Category Archives: Roads

Council secures Levelling Up funding for new Exceat Bridge

THE PROJECT to replace the single lane crossing at Exceat with a new two-lane bridge has been given a cash injection of nearly £8 million.

East Sussex County Council has been awarded £7,957,517 from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund for a new two-lane bridge, with improved pavements and safer crossing points for pedestrians.

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New Lane Rental scheme for roadworks

Roadworks in East Sussex MapA SCHEME could be implemented to reduce the length of time roadworks take on the busiest roads in the county.

At its meeting on Thursday, September 30, Cabinet approved plans to develop an East Sussex Lane Rental scheme, subject to approval from the Secretary of State for Transport.

Under the Department of Transport backed initiative, companies will be charged up to £2,500 per day for carrying out roadworks.

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