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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.

Motorists reminded of weekend V Festival traffic

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Staffordshire motorists are being reminded that roads in the south of the county will be busy this weekend as thousands of people arrive for the V Festival at Weston Park. The county council has been working with festival organisers, the police and Highways England to ensure people travel to the festival site safely and with minimum disruption. Those travelling on ...

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Town centre road set for weekend improvements

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A road in Cannock town centre will be resurfaced this weekend thanks to a £60,000 investment. Park Road, which connects the A34 Ringway with Old Penkridge Road, will be resurfaced overnight on Sunday. In order for the work to be carried out safely and as quickly as possible, a full closure will be needed between 7.30pm on Sunday August 20 ...

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Multi-Million Pound Investment Scheme on Gateways to Burton To Get Underway

St Peter's Bridge

A major scheme to safeguard the future use of two gateways into Burton and boost the local economy gets underway on 29 August. The £6.1m project by Staffordshire County Council will firstly allow vital strengthening work on St Peter’s Bridge to allow HGVs to continue to access the town, along with waterproofing and resurfacing.  This will be followed by improvements ...

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Major roundabout resurfacing set to begin

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Motorists will benefit from a smoother road surface in Cannock, as work to resurface a major roundabout is set to begin. Staffordshire County Council is investing £220,000 in resurfacing the road and replacing kerbs at Five Ways Island in Heath Hayes. The works form part of a £35million investment in road and transport schemes in the county, to improve road ...

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Multi-million pound investment planned for Burton bridge

St Peter's Bridge

Road users in Burton are set to benefit from a major investment at one of the town’s main bridges. The £6.1m investment in St. Peter’s Bridge will include the replacement of bearings, safeguarding the future use of the bridge for HGVs while boosting access for businesses and securing skilled jobs locally. The funding is part of the multi-million pound Highway ...

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A38 junction improvements set to begin

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A £500,000 scheme to improve roads forming part of a junction of the A38 in East Staffordshire will begin on Monday July 31. The five-week scheme will see the B5016 Station Road at Barton-under-Needwood resurfaced, along with three roundabouts and slip roads onto the A38. Kerbs and ironworks will also be replaced as part of the project. From Monday there ...

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Stay ahead of summer roadworks

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Residents are being reminded how they can stay up-do-date on the latest roadworks from Staffordshire County Council, as the summer of maintenance works begins in earnest. More than £35million is being invested in road and transport schemes in the county, to improve road safety and give families better access to cycle routes and train stations. Large-scale schemes such as the ...

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Road improvements at town junction set to begin

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Resurfacing of a double roundabout junction in Hednesford is set to begin next Monday July 31. The two-week improvement scheme will see the roundabouts on the A460 Hill Top resurfaced, including the approaches from Uxbridge Street, Hill Street, East Cannock Road and Stafford Lane. Temporary road closures will be needed, with signed diversions put in place. The first phase of ...

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People Encouraged to Have Their Say On Subsidised Bus Travel

People are being encouraged to have their say on how the budget for subsidising bus travel in Staffordshire can be best spent – as a public consultation starts. All bus journeys made in Staffordshire are operated by either private bus companies or by voluntary and community organisations and the eight week consultation looks only at the bus  journeys subsidised by ...

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Highways improvements set to improve cycling and walking in Newcastle

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People in Newcastle will be able to Walk and cycle more easily and safely from the College to the town following highways improvements to start next week. The scheme on Knutton Lane and Ashfields New Road will include a new cycleway, upgrades to bus stops and the conversion of the existing zebra crossing to a parallel crossing for use by ...

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