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An MP says he will be contacting highways chiefs over the state of a recently-resurfaced road between Lichfield and Burntwood.
Drivers criticised the finish on the A5190 after the roadworks were carried out in October.
Their complaints saw a highways chief admit more money was needed in order for a full repair to be carried out.
But now Conservative MP Michael Fabricant has said he fears the new surface “won’t last for long” – and write to Staffordshire County Council’s chief executive about the issue.
“I find it hard to believe that the road which has recently been resurfaced by sub-contractors to Amey who, in turn, were contracted by Staffordshire County Council, meets the standards required on British A roads.
“The surface has deep longitudinal grooves in it which will be prone to ice damage this winter and increases road noise as vehicles drive over it.
“It won’t last for long.”Conservative MP Michael Fabricant
Cllr Helen Fisher, Cabinet member for highways and transport at Staffordshire County Council, said inspections were planned with regards to the road when initial concerns were raised.
But Mr Fabricant said “urgent” action was needed to improve the road surface.
“I will be contacting the chief executive of Staffordshire County Council to ask whether the road was inspected after completion and before any payments to contractors were made.
“That road urgently needs resurfacing again to a proper standard by the contractors without charge.”Conservative MP Michael Fabricant