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Transport & Highways

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.

Work continues at pace on St Peter’s Bridge

St Peter's Bridge

With children back to school this week and improvement work well under way on St Peter’s Bridge in Burton, people are being reminded to plan and allow extra time for their journeys. Work on The £6.1m Staffordshire County Council project started on Tuesday 29 August and will see vital strengthening work to allow HGVs to continue to access the town. ...

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A38 junction improvements set for weekend finish

A38 Jumction Improvements

A major £500,000 scheme to improve roads forming part of a junction of the A38 in East Staffordshire is due to be completed this weekend. The scheme, delivered by Staffordshire County Council, has included the resurfacing of the B5016 Station Road at Barton-under-Needwood along with three roundabouts onto the A38. Kerbs and ironworks have also been replaced as part of ...

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Major bridge repair scheme set to begin

St Peter's Bridge

A £6.1million repair and strengthening scheme at town centre bridges in Burton starts this Tuesday August 29. The project is being carried out by Staffordshire County Council and 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. The St Peter’s Bridge repairs will be completed ...

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Plan your journey in advance and enjoy the last bank holiday getaway

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People are being advised to plan their journey if heading away over the final bank holiday of the year with busy roads expected and some rail engineering work scheduled. Tomorrow (Friday) and Monday are expected to be the busiest days for travel. Motorists travelling in and around Staffordshire can use the Roadzwork app, which can help people avoid roadworks and ...

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Bikers’ barbecue set to boost safety awareness

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Young Staffordshire motorcyclists are being invited to a bikers’ barbecue next week where they can pick up top tips on how to stay safe. Wednesday’s free event in Burton is being run by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership and is aimed at bikers aged between 16 and 25. It will feature competitions, information on Compulsory Basic Training (CBT), tips on ...

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Preparation begins for major town centre bridge repairs

St Peter's Bridge

Resurfacing will begin on Monday night on sections of roads in Burton town centre that will provide the diversion route for traffic while major bridge repair schemes take place. Staffordshire County Council’s highways team is ensuring the route will be in the best condition for increased traffic when St Peter’s Bridge closes on Tuesday August 29 as part of a ...

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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

Roundabout

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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