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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.

Highways crews tackle fallen trees as Storm Doris hits Staffordshire

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Highways crews are out across Staffordshire as Storm Doris sweeps into the region bringing down trees and power lines in parts of the county. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for the area as winds of more than 60mph are expected, with heavy rain, and even snow over higher ground, forecast for later in the day. Crews have ...

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Motorists urged to take care as Storm Doris arrives

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Motorists are being urged to drive carefully as Storm Doris reaches Staffordshire today. The Met Office has issued an amber warning as winds of up to 80mph are expected, with heavy rain, and even snow over higher ground, also forecast. Drivers are being reminded to take care all day and to be aware that surface flooding could be present on any ...

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Motorists urged to take care ahead of Storm Doris

rainy motorway

Motorists are being urged to drive carefully as Storm Doris is due to hit the county tomorrow (Thursday). The Met Office has issued an amber warning as winds of up to 80mph are expected, with heavy rain and even snow over higher ground also forecast. Drivers are being reminded to take care on the roads throughout Thursday and to be ...

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Joint works to support new homes development set to begin next month

Councillor Mark Deaville

Careful coordination of works to support a major new homes development in Tamworth will mean a big reduction in the number of roadworks and less disruption for people and businesses. The Bellway Homes development adjacent to Ashby Road and the northern side of the railway bridge will see 535 houses and a new school built. Work has already started in ...

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Safety improvements set to begin at town centre roundabout

Councillor Mark Deaville

Work to improve safety at a town centre roundabout in Newcastle begins on Monday February 20. A metal fence is being installed on the Grosvenor roundabout Newcastle, which is at the junction of the A34, A527, A519 and High Street. The fence will surround and help protect the sunken area in the middle of the roundabout, where five subways meet. ...

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£500K road improvements planned for Burton in the summer

Roadmaster

A major highways improvement scheme to improve the roundabouts at the A38 junction at Barton Turns in Burton is being planned for later in the summer. The £500,000 investment by Staffordshire County Council will see the resurfacing of the three roundabouts and approaching roads. The scheme is expected to take around three to four weeks to complete with the majority ...

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Road junction improvements set to begin as part of major growth project

Stafford Western Access Road

Work to improve main road junctions as part of a major growth project in Stafford begins this month. 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 gateway to the new ...

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Road improvement plan set to be drawn up for Staffordshire village

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A plan to improve road safety and traffic flow in a Staffordshire village is set to be drawn up by the county council and its partners. The county council’s highways team will discuss options with businesses, schools and the parish council in Barton-under-Needwood. A total of £475,000 will be made available for the scheme from developers building new homes in ...

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Freight group launched to review HCV impact and set positive agenda

A forum which will continually assess the impact of heavy commercial vehicles (HCVs) on Staffordshire roads and agree realistic mitigation measures has been launched with a successful first meeting. The Staffordshire Freight and Community Forum met for the first time last month. It is the first group of its kind to be set up in Staffordshire and follows community sessions ...

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