More than 600 flooding problem spots on Suffolk’s roads are in need of work, new data has revealed – with 100 new issues raised this autumn and winter alone.
Half a million pounds has been pledged by Suffolk Highways for fresh road markings and signs outside schools ahead of a changeover in parking laws.
Plans to introduce permits for utility firms carrying out roadworks have been given the green light, which aims to reduce disruption for motorists.
Public satisfaction with Suffolk’s roads has improved in the last year, new figures show – but nearly two thirds are not happy.
There is money available to tackle flooded roads, highways chiefs have said – despite telling one street the drainage issue they reported could not be fixed until at least 2021 because there was no budget for it.