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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.

Work on Burton Bridge unveils historic tram tracks

Burton Bridge

Essential work on Burton Bridge has helped give an insight into a time when trams operated around the town. The tram tracks which ran across the bridge have been exposed as part of the crucial scheme to safeguard the future use of the iconic bridge, which will see strengthening, drainages and resurfacing works take place over the summer. Staffordshire County ...

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£38million committed to invest in Staffordshire’s roads

An investment of over £38million to maintain and improve Staffordshire’s roads over this financial year has been approved. The funding includes an additional £5million specifically to repair road defects following a decision by the county council’s cabinet earlier this year. Over £30million will pay for the ongoing maintenance and repair of the county’s roads, with the remainder funding a range ...

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Bikers talk road safety over hotdogs and burgers

Bikers from across Staffordshire are being invited to a series of BBQs to help promote safer riding on the county’s roads. The Biker BBQ events are being rolled out by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership and will give bikers of all ages the chance to meet the road safety team and partners, with the opportunity to access training and advice ...

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Major work on Burton Bridge improvements starts today

Burton Bridge

Motorists are being advised to allow extra time for peak-time journeys as essential work to safeguard the future use of Burton Bridge gets underway this morning (June 18). One lane of the bridge into Burton is open, but remaining traffic is now being diverted via St Peter’s Bridge during the scheme, which will strengthen, resurface and improve drainage on the ...

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Motorists Urged to Plan Ahead for Start of Burton Bridge Improvements

Burton Bridge

Motorists are being advised to allow extra time for peak-time journeys as essential work to safeguard the future use of Burton Bridge gets underway on Monday (June 18). One lane of the bridge into Burton will remain open, but remaining traffic will be diverted via St Peter’s Bridge during the scheme, which will strengthen, resurface and improve drainage on the ...

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£200,000 invested in Burton Roads

Burton Bridge

More than £200,000 is being spent in two weeks to improve  Burton’s roads ahead of the start of major improvement works on Burton Bridge next Monday (June 18). Highways crews are carrying checks and patching repairs along the proposed diversion route to ensure the roads are in the best shape possible to cope with the extra traffic over the coming ...

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Plans for road safety scheme set to go on display in community

Plans for a road safety scheme on a main road in Newcastle will go on community display next week. Work to improve safety along Bradwell Lane in the north of the town is scheduled to begin in the autumn and will take around 10 weeks. A public display will be held at Bradwell Lodge, Bradwell Lane ST5 8PS, on Thursday ...

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Drop in event on Burton Bridge improvements

Burton Bridge

People can find out more about the planned Burton Bridge investment works at a community drop in event in the town on Wednesday, June 13th. The informal event will be held at the Burton Bridge Inn, in Bridge Street,  from 2pm to 7pm and the project team will be on hand to answer any questions and explain more about the ...

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People urged to back businesses during major bridge works

Burton Bridge

People are being reminded that Burton will be very much open for business during essential works on Burton Bridge this summer. Work to strengthen and safeguard the iconic bridge is due to start on Monday, 18th June and will be completed in time for the start of the school term in September. One lane on the bridge will remain open ...

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HS2 Select Committee Announce Decisions on Petitioning on Phase 2a

HS2

Staffordshire County Council today pledged to continue to help communities ensure their voices are heard, after the House of Commons Select Committee delivered its verdict on petitioning to date on Phase 2a of the high speed rail project. In its first special report, the HS2 Select committee outlined its decisions after listening to petitions on Phase 2a, which runs through ...

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