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Record rainfall leaves road maintenance afloat

A survey of Local Authorities estimates it will cost £133million to clear the repairs backlog Credit: ITV West Country

The damage caused by this winter's record rainfall, means it's estimated it will cost £133 million to get our region's roads back into reasonable condition.

A survey of Local Authority figures reveals 22,000 potholes were filled in the south west last year but it will take 13 years to clear the repairs backlog.



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