East Riding named as one of the UK’s ‘roadwork capitals’

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East Riding named as one of the UK’s ‘roadwork capitals’

East Riding named as one of the UK’s ‘roadwork capitals’
2022-11-09 08:51:00
The East Riding has been named one of the top areas in the country for the number of roadworks on its roads in 2021-2022. Experts at Bill Plant Driving School submitted Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to local authorities across the UK to reveal which locations carried out the most roadworks during the 2021-22 financial year. East Riding of Yorkshire council had the fifth most roadworks as it had a total of 32,420. It has been reported that £12b has been spent on roadworks across the UK since 2021. Essex County Council is crowned the UK’s top roadwork capital with 77,423 roadworks during the 2021-22 financial year. Read More: Preston Road and Southcoates Lane road closures with works done 'in good time before Christmas' On its website, Bill Plant Driving School said: “Whether you’ve been driving for a long time, use public transport, or still taking driving lessons, we’ve all encountered roadworks at some point in our lives. As frustrating as they can be, roadworks can be crucial in maintaining and improving our lives on the road, even if it means you taking a detour on your commute to work. “That’s why, here at Bill Plant Driving School, we wanted to find out which places in the UK have carried out the most roadworks. We’ve sent out a freedom of information (FOI) request to local authorities around the UK, to reveal the roadwork capital of the UK.” UK places w

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