Analysis: Winter service…how about summer resilience?


Winter resilience has been the central focus of pothole concern for the last few years. But with roads suffering degradation due to extreme heat this month, should we begin to look at summer resilience? James Evison reports.

It’s every highways authority’s worst nightmare. A defect has occurred on the carriageway. But this isn’t winter and it’s not just a small pothole. The entire surface is beginning to melt and crack - and it has caused a multi-vehicle collision.

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