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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.

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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Hundreds of pupils join in Walk to School Week

Hundreds of school children from across Staffordshire are putting their best foot forward as part of this year’s Walk to School Week. The campaign from 21 to 25 May is encouraging all children that can walk to join in with the national festival of walking. Staffordshire continues to lead the way when it comes to encouraging more parents and children ...

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Traffic plans for Burton Bridge investment work finalised

Burton Bridge

Plans to manage traffic during crucial works to safeguard the future of Burton Bridge have been finalised. After listening to the views of residents and businesses, and also taking on board the views of the emergency services on traffic management, Staffordshire County Council has confirmed: Rescheduled work is to start on June 18 and finish in time for the start ...

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Highways improvements to benefit Staffordshire village

Work to improve road safety and traffic flow in a Staffordshire village is underway. The scheme in Barton-under-Needwood being delivered by Staffordshire County Council’s highways crews will not only improve road safety in the area but will also improve the Gateway into the village. The £250,000 Improvements in the first phase of the project will include a new mini island ...

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Council wins measures to mitigate impact of HS2 on Staffordshire

HS2

Staffordshire County Council has won key assurances from HS2 Limited to mitigate the impact of high speed rail on Staffordshire – but pledges to continue to help communities get the best deal they can from the company. County council Leader Philip Atkins appeared before the HS2 Select Committee for Phase 2a of the project last month to champion Staffordshire’s cause. ...

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