A guide to road maintenance funding
- Winter Damage Grant (You are here)
- Find out about planned road maintenance
Winter Damage Grant
At the start of 2011, the Department for Transport identified extra funding for councils to carry out road repairs caused by the severe winter weather in late 2010.
Rotherham received a grant of £691,205 for road repairs. This grant was extra funding on top of the normal highway maintenance budget.
Rotherham's revenue highway maintenance budget for 2011/2012 was set at around £1,800,000. The Department for Transport grant increased the total budget to £2,491,205. In addition to this, there is the Local Transport Plan budget from the Department for Transport and Rotherham prudential borrowing.