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A councillor says the recent spell of warm weather has given roadwork crews the chance to up the number of potholes they can fix.
Staffordshire County Council said more than 300 defects have been fixed in the past week, with the dry weather allowing crews to tackle more and more problems.
The authority said that the funding was part of a £30million packaged of investment aimed at tackling issues on roads in the region.
Cllr Helen Fisher, Conservative member for Burntwood south and Cabinet member for highways and transport at the county council, said: “The wet weather we have had recently hasn’t helped our repair work.
“However, now that the weather has improved, our crews are pulling out all the stops to carry out hotspot repairs, gulley cleaning and surface dressing to ensure any issues are dealt with.”
As well as the investment pot, an extra £20,000 has been issued to county councillors to help deal with more localised issues such as hotspot repairs, footway improvements or unblocking drains.
Cllr Fisher added: “No one knows local issues like your local county councillor, so they are ideally placed to know what needs doing and where.
“This extra money means those local jobs that have needed doing for a while can be addressed.
“With more than 6,000km of roads and 4,500km of footways, just keeping on top of maintaining the huge network is always going to be the challenge. That is why is so important that we make the best use of every pound we invest and focus where we can on schemes which deliver the best value and longer-term term benefits.”
A list of which defects have been fixed and where are available at www.staffordshire.gov.uk/potholes.