UK - Birmingham Business Case for PFI Road Repairs

6 May 2003
The cost of repair to Birmingham city's roads has reached £8 million over the past two years - four times the council's target figure. As a result, the authority has had to divert £5 million of emergency funds towards carrying out critical repairs to the city's crumbling highways.

An 'outline business case' has been submitted to the Department for Transport by the council to seek funding through a Private Finance Initiative.

This page was last updated on:
28 March 2017.

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