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Maintaining roads

The work we do

Devon County Council’s current highway Term Maintenance Contract (TMC) is with Milestone Infrastructure Ltd. The seven-year contract began in April 2017.

The partnership, called Devon Highways, is approximately 50% of our business. The rest is delivered by specialist companies and local contractors.

Milestone Infrastructure Ltd delivers a wide range of highway services and brings additional social value to local communities. This includes:

  • safety inspections to identify defects
  • repair defects that have been identified by safety inspections or reported
  • cyclic maintenance including gully cleaning and grass-cutting
  • drainage repairs
  • patching – footways and carriageways
  • winter service
  • out-of-hours emergency response

Devon County Council has contracts in place for other types of work. These include:

What we do not do

We do not have responsibility for:

The following is dealt with by local or district councils:

  • Rubbish bins and recycling collection.
  • Off-street parking such as car parks.
  • Street nameplates.
  • Dog waste bins.
  • Planning permission.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for please take a look at our help and support page where we’ve brought together the answers to our most commonly asked questions.