January 16, 2024 5.30 pm

Lincolnshire highways “crying out” for government funding to plug £40m backlogs

Highways Assets head said: “We are spending more than I’ve ever seen us spend”

By Local Democracy Reporter

Lincolnshire County Council needs an extra £40 million a year to clear its roads maintenance backlogs, as they call on the government to provide support and plug gaps left by continued funding cuts.

Richard Fenwick, head of Highways Assets at Lincolnshire County Council, explained the scope of the problem in an interview with Frances Finn on BBC Radio Lincolnshire on Tuesday.

Read the full story on MyLocal, the new home of The Lincolnite.