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Members of the Highland Council's City of Inverness Area Committee have agreed approved a £4.34 million area roads programme for the Highland capital in 2021/22


By Ian Duncan

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Highland Council has agreed the roads maintenance programme for Inverness.
Highland Council has agreed the roads maintenance programme for Inverness.

Highland councillors have approved a £4.34 million area roads programme for Inverness in 2021/22.

Members of the City of Inverness Area Committee have agreed the priorities of the roads maintenance programme for the Highland capital.

The budget has been made up of £2,110,723, for labour, plant and materials including salt for roads, and £2,229,497 for surface dressing and surfacing.

Work agreed includes: resurfacing schemes identified for A862 from Telford Street Roundabout to King Brude Road junction; General Booth Road; Academy Street/Friars Lane junction; Drummond Road; Crown Circus; Lochalsh Road; Seafield Road; and Montague Row. In total, more than 30k of road throughout the overall Inverness area is scheduled to receive surface treatment.

Inverness Provost Helen Carmichael said: “I am pleased that members have approved the roads maintenance programme for Inverness area.

“Local members are committed to ensuring we have the best possible roads within the available resources.

“I wish to thank our hardworking road operatives and appreciate their commitment to get repairs carried out as soon as possible.”


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