Road fixes on the up

Second World War re-enactors at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, which is backing the City of Culture bid Picture: Habibur Rahman

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‘POTHOLE Buster’ signs are appearing around Hampshire as 80 groups of workers tackle emergency repairs across more than 5,000 miles of road.

Extra equipment such as jet-patcher machines are being deployed to make effective and speedy repairs to potholes on rural roads.

The long-term capital costs of remedial work to damaged highways is estimated to be about £63m.

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