West Sussex County Council is to receive around £3.4m from the Government to help repair roads damaged by severe weather.It comes after the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced that an extra £140m was being made available to help authorities in the UK.
The County Council has been told it will receive £3,475,968 as part of its share.The Government released the emergency payment following the wettest winter on record.
The announcement comes weeks before the County Council launches its £30m Better Roads Programme, a two-year scheme targeting rural and residential roads in West Sussex in need of repair.
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