Local roads to get £1 billion investment

Aidan Rennie-Jones
Pot holes in a street, Repton, South Derbyshire.. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.  Picture date: Friday  March 26 , 2010. See PA story. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire
Pot holes in a street, Repton, South Derbyshire.. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday March 26 , 2010. See PA story. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Crumbling local roads across England are to get massive overhaul as part of a £1 billion investment project.

Transport secretary Chris Grayling announced last night that local councils would be given the money to benefit road repairs and improvements.