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Number of potholes will rise by 16% in 10 years, says new report

2 monthes ago   |   By Sunday Times Driving

THE NUMBER of potholes in the UK will rise by nearly a fifth if government investment remains at current levels, according to research by Zurich UK and Cebr, an economic consultancy.
Even if Boris Johnson's government meets its manifesto pledge to increase highways funding, only one in four potholes will disappear over the next decade, the report adds.
The conclusions were made after examining multiple factors including traffic levels, weather conditions, government funding and historical data.
The current estimate for the number of potholes on UK roads stands at over 560,000. The report...
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