October road improvement round-up

8 October 2013

More than £687,000 is being invested in road repairs and improvements across the county this month.

The money is part of a £35 million package we are spending on improving the roads in 2013/14.

Councillor Dean Collins, deputy cabinet member for jobs, economy and transport, said:

"Improving roads and pavements in the county is one of our priorities and work that is being carried out this month will help us to achieve this.

"We are always checking which roads need improving to ensure Derbyshire has an efficient transport network which is important to the local economy."

During October, work to improve Derbyshire's roads will include:

Amber Valley £110,000
−  B600 Nottingham Road, Alfreton − road resurfacing - £40,000
−  B600 Nottingham Road from the Tiger public house to Wimsey Way, Somercotes − road resurfacing - £60,000
−  B600 Chapel Street, Alfreton − puffin crossing - £10,000.

Bolsover £175,000
−  The Chine, South Normanton − road resurfacing - £40,000
−  Portland Street and Scotland Street, Whitwell − pavement resurfacing - £35,000
−  Castle Street, Bolsover − road resurfacing - £40,000
−  A617 crossroads near the Young Vanish public house, Glapwell − road resurfacing - £60,000.

Chesterfield £40,000
−  Rutland Road, Chesterfield − road resurfacing - £40,000.

North East Derbyshire £110,000
−  A6175 Market Street, Clay Cross − road resurfacing - £50,000
−  B6014, Brackenfield − road resurfacing - £40,000
−  Crow Lane, Unstone − road resurfacing - £20,000.

High Peak £210,000
−  Anncroft Road, Buxton − road resurfacing - £60,000
−  A53 St Johns / Macclesfield road junction with Burbage, traffic signal refurbishment - £150,000.

South Derbyshire £42,277
−  Mount Pleasant Road, Castle Gresley − highway drainage − £42,277

Further road maintenance will be carried out across the county in areas including:

Bolsover
−  Bright Street, South Normanton - road patching

Derbyshire Dales
−  B5023 New Road, Middleton-by-Wirksworth − retaining wall repair works
−  Summer Cross, Tideswell - road patching
−  Wheston Bank, Wheston − road patching

Erewash
−  Ward's Lane, Breaston − new electrical connection

North East Derbyshire
−  A6175 Market Street, Clay Cross − road resurfacing
−  Oakstedge Lane, Milltown - road patching

South Derbyshire
−  Lodge Road, Netherseal − road patching
−  Unnamed road between Lullington and Grangewood − road patching
−  Caudwell Road, Linton - road patching

Some roads will close temporarily while work takes place.

For more details, including where current and future roadworks and road closures are taking place visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk (opens in a new window) and check out the interactive map.

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