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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 deliver a wide range of highway services and bring 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

The following is dealt with by local/district councils:

  • rubbish bins and recycling collection
  • off-street parking, ie 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.