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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.

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


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

spooky cyclist

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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Next phase of works to create access to county employment site set to start

Gestamp site

The next phase of works to create access to a major new Staffordshire employment site will move to its next phase at the end of July. Staffordshire County Council is carrying the works to improve access to the Four Ashes site, paving the way for the relocation of automotive parts manufacturer Gestamp. The 52-acre site in South Staffordshire is being ...

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Plan your journey in advance as the great summer getaway begins

rainy motorway

People heading off for their summer break over the next few days are being urged to plan in advance with around nine million leisure journeys predicted on the roads nationally on Friday and Saturday alone. This week the RAC predicted that the busiest times will be Friday between 1pm and 8pm and Saturday 11am until 4pm. Staffordshire County Council’s cabinet ...

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Community opportunity to influence local road safety

Councillor Mark Deaville

Community ideas for making their neighbourhood’s roads safer can win funding to make them happen. The Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership is organising the trial scheme which is offering up to £5,000 to community groups in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to help improve road safety. Proposals could include speed watch groups and activities with schools such as walking buses, but projects must ...

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