Welsh councils face a combined shortfall of £2m from their budgets for repairing roads, according to figures released today.
The report shows that in 2012:
- 156,000 potholes were filled
- £7.4 million was spent filling potholes
- £1.8 million was paid in compensation claims to road users
- 2,750 days of staff time was spent working on damage claims
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