Published: 19 March 2020
SCC are still receiving an exceptionally high volumes of emergency call outs relating to potholes. They have 20 teams fixing potholes and another 12 gangs providing traffic management (so that the repairs can be undertaken safely). On average, SCC receive approximately 250 customer reported defects per week, however last week SCC received 1900 reports. SCC has mobilised 3 further gangs to assist, plus 2 x Thermal Patching gangs which will directly support the emergency service on 12hr shifts. They will be able to undertake permanent first time fixes.
Some non-critical works may be postponed whilst SCC Highways deal with the increase in reports.
Please continue to report any Highways issues directly to SCC Highways using the link below: