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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.

People Encouraged to Have Say on Buses Subsidised by Taxpayers

People are being encouraged to have their say on how the budget for subsidising bus travel in Staffordshire can be best spent. All bus journeys made in Staffordshire are operated by either private bus companies or by voluntary and community organisations. Although more than 90 per cent of these trips are made without any subsidy, the county council currently pays ...

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Economy boosting road project reaches further milestone

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A new access road which will pave the way for multi-million pound development, new jobs and relieve town centre congestion has reached another milestone. Staffordshire County Council has now started the process of buying land along the Stafford Western Access Route, which will link the A518 Newport Road and the A34 Foregate Street north of the town centre. The new ...

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Roads funding can help ease pressure on smaller rural networks

A £1billion allocation of Government funding for building new roads to ease congestion needs to alleviate pressure on smaller rural networks, the county council leader said today. Philip Atkins added that the funding, announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, also needed to be evenly distributed across the country and not just in larger urban areas. He said: We welcome today’s ...

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New parking orders introduced around section of access route

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Parking orders on an estate next to the route of Stafford’s new western access road are being introduced this week. Parking restrictions are being introduced on roads around Castlefields, to the west of Stafford town centre. Double yellow lines are being installed along the length of Martin Drive – which will form the gateway to the new Stafford Western Access ...

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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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