With the mating season in full swing, the risk of encountering the animals on the road increases and leads to an estimated 74,000 deer-related traffic collisions in the UK each year.
HIGHWAYS bosses have opened the door on a new control hub that is helping plan work on the county’s 2,000 miles of road.
New technology is now in place to enable the East Sussex County Council’s contractor – Balfour Beatty Living Places, to monitor activity, track work and find ways to improve the service.
Surface dressing has been carried out on 17 sites this year, extending the life of almost 30km of road by up to 10 years at a fraction of the cost of removing and replacing the road surface. Continue reading
The decision follows months of detailed modelling of how extra investment could be most effective as more extreme weather is causing roads across England to deteriorate faster. Continue reading