Pothole numbers and costs

“Please provide the following information:-

 The number of potholes reported within your local authority area in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year.

Please note that numbers provided below are based on financial year:-

2014/15 – 53080

2015/16 – 49325

2016/17 – 60639

 

The minimum depth and width (in inches or cm) a reported pothole must be in order to be recorded as a pothole by your local authority.

A minimum vertical face of 40mm and a minimum of 300mm in any horizontal direction.

 

The number of potholes repaired within your local authority area in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year.

Please note that numbers provided below are based on financial year:-

2014/15 – 54667

2015/16 – 51227

2016/17 – 62012

 

The amount of money the local authority has spent on repairing potholes within your local authority area in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year.

Figures are based on financial year against orders raised by DCC and billed by the contractor for pothole repairs.

2014/15 – £2,602,403

2015/16 – £2,655,679

2016/17 – £2,731,348

 

The amount of money the local authority has spent in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year, on paying compensation to claimants where vehicle damage was caused by potholes/damaged road surfaces.”

Please note that these figures are provided in calendar years:-

2014 = £140,664.59

2015 =   £34,814.02

2016 =   £23,573.46

2017 =     £4,656.93

 

If you wish to speak with someone regarding the above request, please contact the Information Governance Team on 01392 383000 – ask for information governance – or email accesstoinformation-mailbox@devon.gov.uk

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