[an error occurred while processing this directive]
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Road repairs are too expensive

Fri, 08 Jul 2011

It would cost around £100million to carry out all the work needed on the Island's roads.

200 miles of carriageway are in need of reconstruction, resurfacing and surface dressing but money is a problem for the Department of Infrastructure,.

Patching and pothole repair work has been carried out after the winter frost damage but this is only seen as a short-term solution in many places.

£3.7 million will be spent over the next year on road maintenance and £1m on surface dressing.

Minister Phil Gawne says people should lower their expectations:



  • Phil Gawne MHK


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed