£300,000 A40 repairs completed

Around £300,000 has been invested in repairs and improvements on the A40 between Cuckoo Lane, Eynsham, to Shores Green in Witney. Work started on this well-used stretch of road on 23 July and lasted for five nights. The road was closed overnight between 8.00pm until 6.00am while the team worked on resurfacing, improving the drainage, removing vegetation and painting lines. I visited the site at Barnard Gate on Thursday evening (26th July) to meet our Highways Team and the contractors working on site and to see what work they were doing. It was good to see our team using the opportunity of having the road closed to also clear back vegetation on the slip road at Shores Green and repaint the li

More money on it's way for roads in Oxfordshire

The County Council's Cabinet approved an extra £10m for road repairs across Oxfordshire today (17 July) and announced the list of planned resurfacing projects to speed up repairs to winter-damaged roads. Investing the extra £10m would pay for 46 miles of surface improvements (resurfacing, surface dressing, micro asphalt) and 52,000 sqm of patching and would be on top of the £8.5m already spent on carriageways and footway repairs. Reactive pothole repairs would continue as usual. The intention is to do all the work on the list by 31 March 2019. However, if there are delays to individual repairs - for instance, as a result of utilities work - other repairs from a reserve list would be brought


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