Potholes, Road maintenance and reporting Lincolnshire County Council has a statutory duty to maintain adopted roads and paths. This includes grass verges, potholes and footpaths as well as winter salting of roads. Road traffic regulation consultations and orders Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO's) constitute a major power for the regulation and control of traffic in the county. Street lighting Street lighting is predominantly owned by Lincolnshire County Council. South Kesteven District Council is responsible for a majority of village lighting and a small amount of residential estate lighting. Street name plates We provide and maintain street name plates for roads officially named and adopted by Lincolnshire County Council.