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We maintain the network of highways throughout Staffordshire, with responsibility for roads and footpaths and ensure that all forms of transport across Staffordshire work together.

People advised of town centre junction closure due to road scheme

Merrial Street

Work to increase a pedestrian area of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre is progressing to its next phase and will see a road closure in place next week. The scheme will see work carried out in High Street, Church Street and Merrial Street to create a more pedestrian friendly space. The scheme involves increasing paved pedestrian areas, reducing the road width in ...

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Plan your journey in advance and enjoy the Easter getaway

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People are being advised to plan their journey if heading away for Easter and use Staffordshire’s new highways smart phone app for the latest traffic information. The Roadzwork app was launched recently – helping people avoid roadworks and other incidents on their local, regular routes by informing them before they set out. At the moment, the app covers Staffordshire roads ...

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New app launched to inform Staffordshire people of roadworks on their usual routes

Roadzwork app

A new smart phone app which will alert Staffordshire people to roadworks and delays on their daily travelling routes has been launched. The Roadzwork app has been developed locally to serve Staffordshire initially and is set to be rolled out wider. It has been designed to help road users avoid roadworks and other incidents on their local, regular routes by ...

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New stretch of road to open after weekend closure

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Part of the A522 near Uttoxeter will be closed this weekend to complete a new stretch of the A-road. It is scheduled to be closed completely from 3am Saturday 25th  March, until 5am on Monday 27th, between the junction of Tunnicliffe Way, Uttoxeter, and the main entrance to JCB World Parts. The eastbound A50 junction at this point will also be ...

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Cannock town centre road improvements

Councillor Mark Deaville

Improvement work on a stretch of dual carriageway in Cannock town centre takes place this week. Resurfacing of the A34 Mill Street section between Walsall Road and Queens Square Island will take place over four nights from Monday March 20. The road will be closed in both directions between 7pm and 6am and signed diversions put in place. The county council ...

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Road improvement scheme set to begin on main Stafford route

Councillor Mark Deaville

An improvement scheme at a main road junction in Stafford is set to begin this Sunday. Resurfacing, drain and kerb repairs will be carried out at the junction of the A34 Lichfield Road and Riverway. The main resurfacing work will be carried out overnight during the week beginning Monday March 20. All work is due to finish by Monday March ...

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Staffordshire set to play key role in Midlands Engine delivery

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Staffordshire is ready to play an important role in driving the Midlands Engine and the Midlands Connect transport strategy, county council leader Philip Atkins has said. The county will see multi-million pound transport improvements as part of the 25-year transport strategy announced today, which forms part of the wider Midlands Engine that will aim to boost growth and productivity. Today, ...

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New roundabout to be built on main Staffordshire route

Councillor Mark Deaville

Work to build a roundabout on a main road to provide access to a housing development starts next week. It will be built on the A51 Lea Hall Way near Rugeley and provide safe access to the housing development on former power station land. The £750,000 scheme, paid for by the housing developer, will see the new roundabout built 400 ...

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Crossroads safety improvement work starts

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Work to improve safety at a crossroads in East Staffordshire started this week. The junction of the A515 and B5234 Burton Road, between Burton and Newborough, will have a range of safety measure installed. These include junction widening, building a splitter island on the B5234 westbound approach to slow vehicles down and installing new signs. The improvements follow a fatal ...

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£120K road improvements for Loggerheads to start next month

Councillor Mark Deaville

A highways improvement scheme to improve and resurface a main road in Loggerheads will start next month. The £120k investment by Staffordshire County Council will see the resurfacing of the A53 Newcastle Road. Preliminary Work will start on Monday 6 March and the scheme is expected to take around three weeks to complete.  To allow the resurfacing work to be ...

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