Road resurfacing is only for safety
Dear Sir, — Carl Kisicki (21 March) is right: many roads in the area need completely re-surfacing. As Chronicle correspondents have repeatedly pointed out, tar-and-chippings dressings, which form most road repairs, are soon eroded, and are ineffective at smoothing out the ramps where two road surfaces meet.
The road where I live is classified as an A-road and often carries convoys of heavy goods vehicles travelling at night. We and our neighbours are kept awake by the noise made by these 10- and 12-wheelers when they hit damaged patches of road, and the buildings literally shake with the vibrations they cause.
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