100-plus highway improvement schemes completed in £6million programme

A further 98 projects are planned by West Sussex Highways, or have already started


Release date: 14 March 2019

More than 100 highways maintenance schemes have been completed across West Sussex, funded by the Department for Transport’s (DfT) £6million capital injection.

A further 98 projects are planned by West Sussex Highways, or have already been started.

The extensive programme of work includes:

• Road resurfacing and footway reconstruction
• Carriageway patching, tackling and preventing potholes
• Vehicle safety barrier upgrades
• Improvements to highway bridges

The extra funding from the DfT was announced in late 2018, and the programme is being delivered in partnership with West Sussex’s principal contractor, Balfour Beatty Living Places.

Some statistics:

To date, the programme has completed approximately:
• 75,600 square metres of road resurfacing
• 40,900 square metres of surface dressing remedial work
• 7,500 square metres of footway reconstruction

To find out what works have been scheduled under this DfT Additional Funding programme, please see: £6million improvements programme

Pictured: A carriageway in Felpham being planed: the old surface is being removed, ready for resurfacing

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