Road maintenance

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Who looks after the roads

Almost all of the roads and pathways in West Sussex are looked after by West Sussex County Council's highways department. If you have a problem with any of them, please report the problem:

The main exceptions are:

  • Trunk roads:
    • These are major roads of national strategic importance and are managed by the Highways Agency.
    • In Adur and Worthing, only the A27 is a trunk road.
    • Other roads in East and West Sussex that are trunk roads are the A23 and M23.
  • Private (unadopted) roads: 

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Winter road gritting and salt bins

Winter road maintenance and gritting for roads in Adur and Worthing is managed by West Sussex County Council (WSCC), except for the A27 which is managed by the Highways Agency.

West Sussex County Council has also produced a short video about gritting which is available via the link below:

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Private roads

Private roads are also known as unadopted roads and are generally the responsibility of the street owner, or the 'frontager'.

For more information please see:

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Temporary street closures / street diversions

Please see our:

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