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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.

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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Motorists warned of congestion on A34 north of Stafford

Motorists are being warned to allow additional time of find alternative routes if planning to travel on the A34 southbound between Stoke and Stafford due to an M6 closure. Highways England has said it is hoping to open the southbound stretch of the M6 between junctions 15 and 14 by lunchtime following a serious accident. Two lanes are also closed ...

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Pupils take their marks for Walk to School Week

Councillor Mark Deaville

Thousands of school children from across Staffordshire are taking to the footpaths to join Walk to School Week which starts today (Monday, 15 May). The national campaign by charity Living Streets hopes to highlight the health benefits of walking to school and promote healthy lifestyles. Staffordshire County Council’s Travel to School team is now encouraging parents and their children to ...

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Essential viaduct works set to take place

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Essential maintenance works on the Tame Viaduct carrying River Drive in Tamworth are scheduled to take place next week. The work to maintain the road joints is due to take place overnight next Thursday May 11 and overnight on Friday May 12. Both nights work will take place between 10pm and 6am. On Thursday night between these times, the westbound ...

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New bridge moves step closer

The A50 westbound will be closed overnight for five nights in early June to allow preparations for a new bridge across the dual carriageway. Six steel beams, each 47 metres long, will be brought along the A50 for delivery to the construction site near Uttoxeter. The new bridge forms part of an upgraded junction with the A522 being delivered by ...

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People advised of town centre junction closure due to road scheme

Merrial Street

Work to increase a pedestrian area of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre is progressing to its next phase and will see a road closure in place next week. The scheme will see work carried out in High Street, Church Street and Merrial Street to create a more pedestrian friendly space. The scheme involves increasing paved pedestrian areas, reducing the road width in ...

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Plan your journey in advance and enjoy the Easter getaway

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People are being advised to plan their journey if heading away for Easter and use Staffordshire’s new highways smart phone app for the latest traffic information. The Roadzwork app was launched recently – helping people avoid roadworks and other incidents on their local, regular routes by informing them before they set out. At the moment, the app covers Staffordshire roads ...

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New app launched to inform Staffordshire people of roadworks on their usual routes

Roadzwork app

A new smart phone app which will alert Staffordshire people to roadworks and delays on their daily travelling routes has been launched. The Roadzwork app has been developed locally to serve Staffordshire initially and is set to be rolled out wider. It has been designed to help road users avoid roadworks and other incidents on their local, regular routes by ...

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New stretch of road to open after weekend closure

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Part of the A522 near Uttoxeter will be closed this weekend to complete a new stretch of the A-road. It is scheduled to be closed completely from 3am Saturday 25th  March, until 5am on Monday 27th, between the junction of Tunnicliffe Way, Uttoxeter, and the main entrance to JCB World Parts. The eastbound A50 junction at this point will also be ...

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