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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.

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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New temporary shuttle bus for Kingsley

Councillor Mark Deaville

People in Kingsley will benefit from a new temporary shuttle bus service linking Kingsley and Cheadle. The introduction of the service follows the temporary closure of the A521 Froghall Road, Kingsley Holt earlier in January for essential gas mains work which is being carried out by National Grid The shuttle bus will operate half hourly, Monday to Saturday on the ...

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Views sought on access options to job boosting business development

People and businesses are being urged to have their say on options to provide access to a major new Staffordshire business development which could create up to 2,500 jobs. Two public consultation events are taking place this month to inform people of access options to the former ROF Featherstone site in South Staffordshire – which is being brought back into ...

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Improvement scheme starts for walkers and cyclists near Stafford school

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A scheme to improve access for pedestrians and cyclists along the A449 in Rising Brook, Stafford, gets under way this month. It will include new foot and cycle paths, improved crossing facilities, road junction widening and the introduction of a 20mph limit around the shops at Rising Brook. The scheme will be completed in March this year. The new shared ...

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Business boost as temporary town centre parking scheme extended

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A temporary scheme to enable people to park for longer in Stafford town centre if they’re using one of the businesses located there is being extended until March. Staffordshire County Council, working with Stafford Borough Council, introduced the scheme in November last year after meeting with town centre traders about ongoing parking issues. With the town’s Kingsmead car park still ...

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Gritting teams rolled out early ahead of forecasted snow

Gritter gritting

Staffordshire County Council’s gritting teams are being rolled out early this afternoon, in a pre-emptive strike before snow showers hit. Crews will be gritting primary routes from 1.30pm, ahead of rush hour and before the snow is predicted fall in the county. Met Office forecasts indicate that snow will hit most parts of the county this afternoon, with a severe ...

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Young Drivers targeted in road safety talk

Young Drivers Safety Talk

Newly qualified and learner drivers, their parents and driving instructors are being invited to a workshop to help improve road safety in the county. The free event is being hosted by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership and aims to highlight the importance of safer driving.  The talk will be held at Staffordshire Police Headquarters on Beaconside in Stafford on Thursday ...

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