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Essex: 700 Roads To Be Fixed
An extra £17.5million is going to be spent fixing potholes in Essex.
The County Council has released a list of 700 roads that will benefit from an extra £17.5million being invested to fix potholes and other defects.
It means in total over £32million will now be spent repairing roads here.
An extra 20 four-man-crews, doubling the number of maintenance crews in the county, will be working until 31 March 2015 to bring roads up to standard.
Money will be spent on:
- Fixing carriageway defects on Priority 1 and Priority 2 roads.
- Fixing carriageway defects on rural local roads.
- Repairing carriageway, footway, kerbing and drain defects on identified urban local roads.
(Priority 1 roads are those with the highest volumes of traffic. Priority 2 are roads which provide essential traffic management function between Priority 1 network and local roads)
Drivers in Essex are being urged to slow down when it's raining - after 5 deaths and 69 serious injuries on the county's roads in the last year.
A new service is now available in Essex, providing a single point of contact for victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse.
More than 100 people have lost their lives through suicide in prisons in England and Wales so far this year - nine at Chelmsford Prison.
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