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Pothole repairs cost £90m, says asphalt industry report

Councils spent £90m repairing 1.7 million potholes across England and Wales last year, a survey suggests.

But it will still take more than a decade to clear the backlog, says the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) report.

Local authorities say that while repair costs have fallen, £10bn is still needed to bring roads up to standard.

Mark Worthington reports.

  • 15 Mar 2012
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