Tweed Shire Council will soon start receiving funds for urgent pothole repairs, thanks to the $428,220 in funding allocated under the NSW Government’s $50 million Fixing Local Roads Pothole Repair Round.

Member for Tweed Geoff Provest MP said Tweed Shire Council will now be able get on with the job of repairing potholes to get us through the wet summer ahead,”

This financial assistance will help cover the extra costs and workload pressures following this year’s unprecedented rain and storms.

“This is on top of the ongoing investment in a stronger road network through Fixing Local Roads, Fixing Country Roads and Fixing Country Bridges.”

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said all 94 regional councils that applied for funding had been approved for grants.

“This additional support will help councils to repair their most damaged roads, improving safety and reducing wear and tear on vehicles.

The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government is backing in our councils with this dedicated pothole repair funding which is the first of its kind in NSW.