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Information on your highways.

Key facts and figures

The core works areas and their approximate budgets together with their indicative ‘standstill’ value are shown in the table below. 

Budgets

2021/22(

(£k)

Standstill (£k)

Notes

Potholes

3,454

 

Funds pothole & safety defect repairs.

Community Maintenance Gangs

415

n/a

Funds CM gangs April to November.

Street Lighting

4,240

 

Funds reactive repairs, cyclic maintenance and the cost of energy.

Drainage

1,785

 

Funds cyclical cleaning of gullies, cattle grids, grips and the like. To also fund reactive drain issues such as jetting blockages, CCTV investigations. 

Environment

560

 

Funds grass cutting, noxious weed killing, tree maintenance.

Safety

433

 

Funds reactive replacement of signs, bollards, lines.

Winter

2,160

n/a

Funds winter service: gritting, snow ploughing, grit bin refills.

Bridges: Minor Works & Inspections

762

 

Also funds geotechnical inspections.

Agency Agreement

446

n/a

Funds environmental highway services in Gloucester City & Cheltenham Borough (grass cutting, tree maintenance).

Ash Die Back

500

n/a

Funds removal of diseased ash trees across the county that pose a risk to safety of Highway users. 

Emergency call outs

391

n/a

Funds emergency call out (ouside of normal working hours) such as flooding, attendance at RTAs, blown down trees, debris on the highway etc.

Total

10,906

 

 

 

Page updated: 18/10/2021 Page updated by: GCC

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