Instead of a team logging faults, technology enables a single inspector to drive while device detects defects.
Motorists are urged to look out for cyclists and pedestrians, who may have become accustomed to quieter conditions.
Pedestrianisation of South Street and an uphill one-way system for traffic in Newtown Road are being introduced.
£1.7 billion has been allocated by the Government to repair roads and fill 11 million potholes across the country.
Herts County Council is working with police, East Herts Council, town council and business group to implement new Department for Transport guidance.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps pledges funding of up to £167m will be paid over 12 weeks under the new Covid-19 Bus Services Support Grant.
Critical repair and maintenance works will continue so that the highways remain safe for key workers, emergency services and delivery vehicles.
The disruption to Affinity Water's road works is likely to delay long-awaited resurfacing of the A1250.
Indie GreenWatch columnist Louise Tennekoon investigates efforts in Stortford to get us out of our cars and onto buses, bicycles and our feet.
Parents are focusing their efforts on making the road easier to negotiate for walkers, with a dedicated Facebook page and an online survey set up.
Councillor has asked for Northgate to be considered for 'School Streets' programme to ease safety concerns, congestion and poor air quality.