Pothole Resurfacing - Seafield Road & Cambray Road

Peter Starch made this Freedom of Information request to Blackpool Borough Council

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Dear Blackpool Borough Council,

I make this FOI request further to this article http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...

The request is in relation to Seafield Road and Cambray Road only.

1. How many claims for damage to vehicles as a result of potholes have been made in the following period 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-present.

2. What is the total payouts for each of these periods.

3. How many claims for personal injury as a result of potholes have been made in the following period 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-present.

4. What is the total payouts for each of these periods.

5. How much did the pothole repaid work carried out in March 2014 cost.

6. How much did the resurfacing work carried out cost.

7. When was the pothole repaid work ordered.

8. When was the resurfacing work ordered.

9. When were these roads previously resurfaced?

Yours faithfully,

Peter Starch

Philip Welsh, Blackpool Borough Council

 
  Our Ref: 14/0311/PW/F3

  Your Ref: 00000

Direct Line: 01253-477312

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Dear Mr Starch,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST

 

I am writing to confirm that we have now completed our search for the
information you requested on March 20.

 

1. How many claims for damage to vehicles as a result of potholes have
been made in the following period 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-present.

Our database records do not indicate any damage to vehicles as a result of
potholes between 2011 and 2014, in either Seafield Road or Cambray Road.

 

2. What is the total payouts for each of these periods.

See above

 

3. How many claims for personal injury  as a result of potholes have been
made in the following period 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-present.

No recorded claims

 

4. What is the total payouts for each of these periods.

See above

 

5. How much did the pothole repaid work carried out in March 2014 cost.

The pothole repaid work carried out to the potholes in March 2014 was
approximately £10 per pothole.

In 2014 there were 6 potholes raised and completed on Cambray Road and
none on Seafield Road (Please note that some of the jobs were raised on
the junctions).

 

6. How much did the resurfacing work carried out cost.

There were two elements of work for Cambray Avenue, the footway and the
carriageway which were carried out separately.

The carriageway resurfacing works cost was approximately £75,466., the
footway works cost was £23,335.

The cost for the footway works on Seafield Road was £4,210.

 

7. When was the pothole repair work ordered.

The pothole work was ordered in February 2014 and this was raised as a
priority three job in which we have five weeks to complete as per our code
of practice

 

8. When was the resurfacing work ordered.

The contractor submitted an estimated cost for the footway works on
Cambray Road on 23rd May 2013, this was then assessed and approved to be
included in the project schedule. 

The contractor submitted an estimated cost for the carriageway works on
4th February 2014, which was then assessed and approved to be included in
the project schedule.

The footway works were identified in November 2013, and subsequently a
cost estimate for the works was provided and included in the project
schedule.

 

9. When were these roads previously resurfaced?

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