Heavy rush hour traffic is forcing Surrey drivers to set the alarm up to eight minutes earlier than five years ago just to get to work on time. 304 more words
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Gritting lorries took to Surrey’s roads over the weekend for the first time since last winter.
As temperatures plunged, the county council’s winter operation swung into action with the fleet of hi-tech gritters treating roads county-wide after filling up from the council’s 16,000-tonne stockpile of salt. 181 more words
Fixing all Surrey’s roads today would cost nearly £300 million, the county council has revealed.
That is the amount needed to get the whole of the county’s network into a good condition like the roads overhauled in the council’s Operation Horizon project. 257 more words
As forecasters warn of a bitterly cold and snowy winter, it was revealed that gritting lorries treated 67,000 miles of road to keep Surrey moving last winter. 295 more words
Thousands of extra motorists hit Surrey’s roads in the rush hour as the summer holidays end and children return to school, figures reveal.
According to the latest county council statistics for 25 roads across Surrey*, traffic rose by more than 13% in September compared to the previous month. 256 more words
A drive to make Surrey’s roads more pothole-proof has also saved taxpayers more than £7 million.
The second year of a scheme to replace more than 300 miles of road with surfaces that come with a 10-year repair guarantee saved £3.1m through smarter contracts and recycling. 219 more words
Listen to Cabinet Member for Highways John Furey telling BBC Surrey presenter James Cannon that the council is calling for the government to act so the county benefits from a new… 21 more words