£20 million to be spent on roads

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Derbyshire County Council is to spend £20 million improving the county’s roads over the next year.

The money will be spent on work including resurfacing roads and pavements, gully and drainage improvements, bridge replacements, street lighting, new road signs and safety measures.

Cllr Dean Collins, Deputy Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy and Transport, said: “A good roads network is essential to connect communities together and also support businesses which will help to improve the economy in Derbyshire.”

In the High Peak, funding includes: carriageway resurfacing on the A6015 New Mills Road in New Mills (£30,000); surface dressing on Market Street, Whaley Bridge (£20,000) and carriageway patching on the A53 St John’s Road, Buxton (£100,000).