Category Archives: Roads

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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Heathfield flooding to be investigated

AN INVESTIGATION into the cause of flooding in Heathfield following heavy rain last month has been launched.

As part of its duty under the Flood and Water Management Act, East Sussex County Council has commissioned Ardent Consulting Engineers to look into what happened and whether any measures can be taken to avoid a similar incident happening again. Continue reading