£2 million to fill in potholes

Drivers in Dorset have something to celebrate after the county council was awarded more than £2 million to fill in potholes. Road defects have risen by 50% during the past year.

£2 million government funding to fill in potholes

Pothole
Are potholes the bane of your life? Credit: Press Association

Drivers in Dorset have something to celebrate after the county council was awarded more than £2 million to fill in pot holes. Road defects have risen by 50% over the past year.

Andrew Martin, Head of Operations for Dorset Highways, said: "We have at our disposal the latest processes, such as velocity and infra red patching techniques, which offer us a more cost-effective method of repair and will ensure the available budget is spent wisely."