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Are you satisfied with Norfolk's roads?

Are you satisfied with Norfolk's roads?

Published by Grace Mcgachy
5:51am 16th November 2018. (Updated at 8:22am 16th November 2018)

Are you satisfied with Norfolk's roads and transport? 

Well, our county has been ranked 4th out of 28 similar councils in a survey.

The highest scores for Norfolk were for traffic levels and congestion, and the condition of roads and footpaths.

standstill traffic on a Norfolk road

 

These are all things that people consistently say are important to them and in which Norfolk is ranked strongly compared to other councils.

One thing that Norfolk hopes to improve upon in future years is street lighting.

Work is already underway to improve the street lights in the county with £1.6m being spent on 13,500 new energy efficient LED lights during 2018/19.

a long queue of traffic along the a47

 

Martin Wilby, Chairman of the Environment, Development and Transport Committee, said:

“We make it our priority to focus our efforts and spending on what people tell us is of most importance to them.

I believe this focus is why we have again ranked so highly against other similar authorities across the country.

As always there is room for improvement so something that we’ll be focusing on improving is our network of trails and public footpaths.

To help with this work we’ll be looking for even more people to join the dedicated volunteers who do so much to keep these open for all to use.

a queue of traffic along the a47 in dereham

 

Out of the 28 county councils and larger unitary authorities in the peer group, Norfolk ranked in the top 10 for:

  • Condition of highways
  • Highway maintenance
  • Public transport info
  • Ease of access (for disabled people)
  • Local bus services
  • Community transport
  • Pavements and footpaths 
  • Cycle routes and facilities
  • Traffic levels and congestion
  • Management of roadworks
  • Traffic management

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