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CASH SQUEEZE ON ROAD REPAIR INCREASES FATALITIES

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A funding backlog of£3.4bn for road maintenance is expected to lead to an increase of deaths and injuries through ...
A funding backlog of£3.4bn for road maintenance is expected to lead to an increase of deaths and injuries through road accidents, the Western Mail reports (p7).

A survey by the Institute of Civil Engineers shows that routine resurfacing and repair work has been cut year after year because of funding constraints.

Meanwhile local authorities throughout Britain are being hit by an increasing number of compensation claims as a result of uneven or flooded roads.

Welsh councils are thought to face the toughest time ahead, as lorry traffic is forecast to grow more in Wales than anywhere else.
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