Roads, pavements and verges

Details of road, pavement and verge maintenance and defects, including potholes, roadworks, drainage, resurfacing, vegetation, salting, gritting and snow.

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Potholes

Information about potholes, including how we inspect, monitor and repair them in Suffolk.

Road markings and cats-eyes

Road markings and cats-eyes are used to define roads, bus and cycle lanes, and traffic calming schemes.

Safety fences and barriers

Safety fences and barriers separate roads and routes from hazards.

Resurfacing roads and pavements

We maintain most roads and pavements in Suffolk. We make sure they are surfaced correctly to keep them smooth, waterproof and skid resistant.

Salting, gritting and clearing snow

We aim to keep public highways safe and usable in winter. Learn how we use salting and gritting to keep roads free from snow and ice.

Obstructions on roads and footways

Information about obstructions on roads and footways, including how they can restrict access and are a potential safety hazard.

Trees, grass and weeds

How we maintain trees, grass and weeds on roads, pavements and verges and the treatment programmes carried out by Suffolk Highways.

Traffic sign maintenance

Information about how we maintain road signs, including how to report a problem with a traffic sign.

Report a highways issue

You can report a highways issue in Suffolk quickly and easily online. Find out how using our Highways Reporting Tool.

Bridges and highway structures

Information about how we assess, maintain, and strengthen bridges in Suffolk, as well as how to report a problem with a bridge.

Reporting highway maintenance emergencies

What is a highways emergency in Suffolk and what information we need to assess the situation; and who to contact about roads not managed by Suffolk Highways.

Roadworks

Current and planned roadworks or road and street closures and how this affects you and information about road improvements projects in Suffolk.

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