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Kent County Road Commission reveals road and maintenance survey

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The results form a 2020 public survey of Kent County road maintenance have been released. The Kent County Road Commission wanted to know how the public views the condition of its roads and bridges – and – how well the department is maintaining them.

The survey was completed in December. The public was asked to review the Kent County Road Commissions strategic plan and prioritize objectives.

The top two items listed as “very important” were preserving existing roads and bridges and reconstructing existing roads considered to be in poor condition.

Also considered “very important” was maintaining road surface conditions. That also included during winter storms.

Steve Warren is KCRC’s managing director. He explained, “the results helped to confirm that KCRC’s priorities and objectives align with what network users feel is important.”

Overall, 99-percent rated the county’s road network condition as “good” or “fair.” When it comes to winter storm response, 100-percent gave a “good” or “fair” response.