The funding for schemes follows fiscal year cycles and accordingly spend is defined by year 2010/11 2011/12 etc.
The historic spend figures for the A38 in Devon are as follows:
2010/11 - £2,985,863.17
2011/12 - £4,533,488.18
2012/13 - £3,999,018.54
2013/14 - £6,390,422.47
2014/15 - £20,452,939.65
2015/16 - £26,076,203.37
2016/17 - £9,129,144.01
The peak in spend between 2014-2016 reflects the pinch point schemes which were delivered on the A38 within the Devon
In addition, annual routine maintenance such as grass cutting is funded from a separate maintenance budget and spend for this is excluded from the above figures.