England experienced a dramatic 70% increase in pothole-related compensation claims in the 2022-23 financial year, with 23,000 claims reported. This surge, termed the "pothole pandemic," highlights a growing crisis in road maintenance. Surrey, Essex, and West Sussex were among the most affected areas.
The Liberal Democrats criticized the government's inadequate road maintenance, leading to increased damages and injuries. In response, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced an £8.3 billion investment for local road maintenance over the next 11 years.
This escalating issue in the UK emphasizes the urgent need for effective road maintenance solutions, a domain where SuperiorRoads Solutions continues to innovate and provide sustainable answers to infrastructure challenges.
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