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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.

Have your say on Staffordshire roads and support future improvements

People can have their say on Staffordshire’s road network and play their part in future improvements through a survey issued this week. A sample of 3,300 Staffordshire residents is being issued with the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey. The survey results will help councils to share expertise, look at opportunities to work together and get the best value ...

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Missing Mile marker Returned after 30 years

A historic mile marker has been returned to its original location after it was stolen over 30 years ago. The mile marker near Morridge Top on the A53 between royal cottage and Flash was recovered by Staffordshire Police and the Milestone Society after being seen on an auction website. The mile marker has now been reinstalled by Staffordshire County Council ...

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Road junction improvement work ends ahead of schedule

Stafford Western Access Road

Work to improve main road junctions as part of a major growth project in Stafford has ended ahead of schedule today (Monday). The upgrade to the junctions of the A34 Foregate Street with Greyfriars Place and Browning Street north of the town centre will improve traffic flow and form part of the Stafford Western Access Route project – providing the ...

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New £5M Action Plan to Improve Staffordshire’s Roads

Roadmaster

Plans to improve Staffordshire’s roads and help tackle a backlog of 13,000 potholes has been announced today (Wednesday) by Staffordshire County Council. The new £5m investment will see four pothole “zapping” velocity patching machines working alongside traditional crews to tackle more potholes and carry out wider hotspot patching where there are a number of potholes. Mark Deaville, the Cabinet member ...

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Parking problems set to be alleviated on and around major new Stafford route

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Problem parking on a Stafford estate next to the route of Stafford’s new western access road is set to be alleviated with new traffic orders. Parking restrictions will be installed on roads around Castlefields, to the west of Stafford town centre. Double yellow lines will be installed along the length of Martin Drive – which will form the gateway to ...

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Plan your journey in advance and enjoy the holiday getaway

Roadzwork app

People are being advised to plan their journey if heading away over the bank holiday with busy roads expected and rail engineering work scheduled. Motorists travelling in and around Staffordshire can use the recently launched Roadzwork app, which can help people avoid roadworks and other incidents on their local, regular routes by informing them before they set out. At the ...

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Motorists warned of congestion on A34 north of Stafford

Motorists are being warned to allow additional time of find alternative routes if planning to travel on the A34 southbound between Stoke and Stafford due to an M6 closure. Highways England has said it is hoping to open the southbound stretch of the M6 between junctions 15 and 14 by lunchtime following a serious accident. Two lanes are also closed ...

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Pupils take their marks for Walk to School Week

Councillor Mark Deaville

Thousands of school children from across Staffordshire are taking to the footpaths to join Walk to School Week which starts today (Monday, 15 May). The national campaign by charity Living Streets hopes to highlight the health benefits of walking to school and promote healthy lifestyles. Staffordshire County Council’s Travel to School team is now encouraging parents and their children to ...

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Essential viaduct works set to take place

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Essential maintenance works on the Tame Viaduct carrying River Drive in Tamworth are scheduled to take place next week. The work to maintain the road joints is due to take place overnight next Thursday May 11 and overnight on Friday May 12. Both nights work will take place between 10pm and 6am. On Thursday night between these times, the westbound ...

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New bridge moves step closer

A50

The A50 westbound will be closed overnight for five nights in early June to allow preparations for a new bridge across the dual carriageway. Six steel beams, each 47 metres long, will be brought along the A50 for delivery to the construction site near Uttoxeter. The new bridge forms part of an upgraded junction with the A522 being delivered by ...

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