A new report has revealed over 12,000 potholes were repaired in Dundee between 2015 and 2016.
The document, which is set to go before Councillors next week, shows a total of 12,326 potholes were filled in, with 5,088 of these repaired with a first time permanent fix.
In 2013/14, the number of potholes on Dundee's roads peaked at 26,638. This latest performance report reveals pothole numbers were down 46% compared to the peak set 24 months before.
The city's roads are maintained via a joint partnership between Dundee City Council and Tayside Contracts as the Roads Maintenance Partnership.
The collaboration was renewed for another three years in 2015 and is due for renewal in March 2018.
Will Dawson, convener of the city council's development committee, said: "Potholes are always a high profile element of the repair work on our roads network and they tell drivers a lot about the state of the carriageway.
"Increased investment in more first time permanent repairs and greater concentration on managing the road surface has created this positive trend that we are aiming to maintain in future years."
Time and date
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has published three new papers on how to transform Scotland's planning system. Each publication focuses on a specific proposals outlined in the organisation's response to the Government's 'Places, People and Planning' consultation paper, which set out 20 pro
Work has started on a new £4.9 million housing development in Helensburgh. Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) is working in partnership with developer Callum Williamson Ltd to deliver 38 new flats and houses at Jutland Court. The scheme, which involves demolishing derelict flatted blocks
A new high voltage direct current (HVDC) Centre has been opened in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire. The facility, which is owned by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), is the first of its kind in the UK. It provides an industry-wide collaborative testing facility for electricity tran
Two new primary schools have been opened in East Dunbartonshire. Children from the former Auchinairn and Woodhill Primaries have now moved into the new £12.4 million Thomas Muir Primary in Bishopbriggs, with pre-schoolers moving into the adjoining Cleddens Early Learning & Childcare Centre (CEL&CC)
Plans have been submitted to develop a new school in Fife. A Proposal of Application Notice has been lodged to deliver a £50 million replacement building for Madras College at Langlands. Earlier this year, Fife Council's Executive Committee conditionally approved the Langlands site as the preferre
EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) has unveiled three new wind farms which can produce enough electricity to power nearly 60,000 homes. Two of the sites are located in Scotland, with the other in England - Pearie Law in West Lothian, Corriemoillie in the Highlands and Beck Burn near Carlisle, Cumbria.
Around £6.4 billion of Scottish construction projects are either being delivered or due to start construction in 2017, it has been revealed. The Scottish Government's Infrastructure Investment Plan states almost £2.8bn of schemes are set to either set to be completed or become operational this year
Robertson Group has been selected to deliver a new £4.95 million community facility in Auchinairn. The development will be built on the site of the old Auchinairn Primary School and construction is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, 02 May. Designed by Holmes Miller, the facility will provide a range
Clark Contracts has secured five new maintenance deals worth over £2 million across Scotland. The contractor has been selected by Mydentist to carry out planned and reactive maintenance at 42 of its branches, while JD Sports has also reappointed the contractor to deliver planned and reactive mainte
East Dunbartonshire Council has unveiled its new five-year Local Housing Strategy (LHS). The document sets out how investment will be made in housing and developing housing services across the region up until 2022. Its five strategic priorities include; • Enable a suitable, efficient and affordab