Road surface condition drops

The condition of the road network in England has dropped, latest statistics reveal

The statistical bulletin from the Department for Transport shows that the Highways Condition Index for 90/10 (HCI – Lower the number the worse the condition of the road is) has dropped 2 points since 06/07, giving rise to a 2% road surface deterioration in the network. Some local authorities measure skidding resistance of roads to see if safety standards are maintained, 25% of the A road network need further investigation whilst nearly 50% of London’s roads are classified as needing further inspection of skidding resistance.

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