Plymouth City Council made the announcement about potholes repair work at its budget meeting on Monday (25 February) night. The money will be spent over the next decade. It also announced total budget cuts for the year of £18 million. Council tax will rise by 2%.
£20 million will be spent over the next decade trying to get rid of potholes in Plymouth.
The City Council has earmarked £2 million a year to repair roads despite having to make cuts elsewhere in the budget.
A woman living in Southway in Plymouth says a street near her has a plague of potholes. Nancy Diston got in touch about Pendeen Crescent after an appeal on ITV News West Country. The problem is particularly bad in the region because of the winter weather.
There are more than five potholes for every mile of road in the region, according to an AA survey. That's around 65,000 across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. They've been caused by the flooding and recent cold weather.
Roads in the Torbay area are to be resurfaced. A £120,000 scheme will be used to reduce the risk of potholes in Torquay, Galmpton and Brixham over the next three weeks.