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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Cabinet Member John Furey launches Pavement Horizon

John Furey today launched Surrey County Council’s Pavement Horizon project to rebuild more than 200 miles of footpaths.

The Cabinet Member for Highways was at Brokes Crescent in Reigate to help get the programme, which will last up to six years, under way.

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With gritters out Surrey signs off plans for new salt barns

With Surrey’s gritting lorries heading out as a blast of early spring Arctic air brings chilly temperatures and snow flurries, the county council has signed off plans for two new salt barns. 29 more words

With gritters out Surrey signs off plans for new salt barns

With Surrey’s gritting lorries heading out as a blast of early spring Arctic air brings chilly temperatures and snow flurries, the county council has signed off plans for two new salt barns. 244 more words

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Gritters keeping Surrey moving

As weather forecasters warn of more cold and icy conditions, the county council’s fleet of gritting lorries continue to keep Surrey moving.

The gritters, featuring location trackers and salt spreading monitors, are hitting the road after filling up from the council’s 16,000-tonne stockpile of salt. 251 more words

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Set the alarm earlier - the rush hour commute lasts up to eight minutes longer than five years ago

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 hit the road

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

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£300 million – the cost of fixing all Surrey’s roads

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

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