£20 million to be spent on roads

Derbyshire County Council is to spend £20 million improving the county’s roads over the next year.

Wednesday, 2nd April 2014, 11:00 am
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The money will be spent on work including resurfacing roads and pavements, gully and drainage improvements, bridge replacements, street lighting, new road signs and safety measures.

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Cllr Dean Collins, Deputy Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy and Transport, said: “A good roads network is essential to connect communities together and also support businesses which will help to improve the economy in Derbyshire.”

In the High Peak, funding includes: carriageway resurfacing on the A6015 New Mills Road in New Mills (£30,000); surface dressing on Market Street, Whaley Bridge (£20,000) and carriageway patching on the A53 St John’s Road, Buxton (£100,000).