Road maintenance

Roadworks in progress

We maintain 2,575 miles of roads across Leicestershire and plan roadworks throughout the year. We're also responsible for gritting roads in winter.

Find out when the grass near you will be cut using our interactive map

We are responsible for maintaining and repairing street lights, lit signs and bollards. If you see a problem you can report it to us

Aspects that need to be considered and organised by an event organiser when planning an event.

Distributor road east and north of Melton (A606 Nottingham Road to the north joining A606 Burton Road).

Brown tourism signs can be used to help guide people to a tourist destination. If your establishment meets the criteria you can apply for signs to be installed.

Report weight restriction breach by a vehicle in Leicestershire.

Residents and businesses can apply to relocate street lights to enable new or improved accesses for residential driveways or junctions for new developments.

Resurfacing of the carriageway and the replacement of ironwork at Loughborough town centre.

Part of approx. £5m of funding allocated from the Department for Transport to assist with Covid-19 recovery and help stimulate the economy and the highways supply chain.

Essential night-time works being undertaken on the A453 Ashby Road from 1 November 2021.

Advance notices under Section 58 of the Act for highways related work.

You can tell us about problems or defects on roads or pavements in the county, such as potholes, through our online form

Improvements are being made to two key junctions on the B590 Rugby Road corridor and a range of highway improvements to cycling and pedestrian provision, parking facilities and direction signing throughout Hinckley are also proposed.

Find up to date information about current and planned roadworks in Leicestershire including road closures and diversion routes

Roads across Leicestershire will be treated this summer to help reduce the chance of potholes developing.

Find out information about the A511 scheme, Coalville to Markfield.

The scheme helped to reduce congestion, provide improved transport links and manage the extra travel demand created by the new country park development.

A scheme to help accommodate the extra traffic generated by the Ashton Green development and anticipated growth from future developments in the north of Leicester and in the county was completed in later summer 2020.

Information on the Zouch Bridge Replacement Scheme

Leicestershire County Council is responsible for keeping all roadside drains (also known as gullies), clean and fully operational and a programme of cyclical gully cleansing runs throughout the year.

Apply for licences to place items, or carry out work on roads in Leicestershire

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Leicestershire’s transport policies and plans aim to deliver a more sustainable transport system that manages carbon emissions, improves public health and safety and supports the economy and housing growth.

Roads in the county that are considered essential for economic activity and key services.

The local transport plan shows how we will work to ensure that transport continues to play an important part in Leicestershire's success

Most salt bins are provided so that anyone can treat critical local junctions, slopes and footways during periods of prolonged snow and ice.

Our highways works programme shows where and when we plan to carry out work, such as surface dressing, on the roads.

A platform for strategic analysis, the PRTM is a bespoke computer-based transport model that provides consistent travel forecast evidence to the transport planning process across Leicestershire with a regional capability.


Highway with orange and white light representing moving traffic

Work will start at 8pm and will continue until 6am, the exception being on the Friday night when work will start at 10pm.

Water and waste from gullies can be difficult to deal with as it can contain pollutants.