Deliveroo, Uber, Tesco and Ocado will help identify hot-spots for pothole repairs in a data-driven review launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).
Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, confirmed 29 projects will benefit from the investment.
Long-term funding settlement essential to local roads maintenance, says Transport Select Committee.
Local authorities are filling a pothole every 17 seconds, but still paid out £6.9m in pothole compensation claims, according to this year’s ALARM survey.
The Asphalt Industry Alliance’s says that over the past decade, cash-strapped local authorities have spent more than £1bn on simply filling in potholes.
Local highway authorities (LHAs) across the country are increasingly adopting the ‘risk-based’ approach to fixing roads, says the RAC Foundation.
A report from Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) has warned that potholes on UK roads could cause windscreen damage.
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