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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 warned of high winds in Staffordshire overnight

rainy motorway

People travelling on the roads across Staffordshire overnight tonight are being warned about high winds and the risk of trees and branches falling. The Met Office has issued a weather warning for winds of up to 65mph, particularly for areas on higher ground such as the Staffordshire Moorlands. The warning has been issued from 8pm this evening through to 10am ...

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Cyclists urged to join ‘Cycle to Work Day’

Workers in Staffordshire are being encouraged to leave the car at home and get on their bikes for their morning commute as part of national ‘Cycle to Work Day.’ The annual push on Wednesday 13 September is the national campaign that aims to promote the benefits of cycling to and from work. Cycle shops across the county are also joining ...

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Major bridge repair project progressing well as it enters third week

St Peter's Bridge

Work to strip back old waterproofing and pavements on St Peter’s Bridge in Burton continues this week with the major repair scheme progressing well as it enters its third week. The £6.1m project will see vital strengthening work to allow HGVs to continue to access the town. Over the last week the project team has also been working on the ...

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Highways improvements providing access to Castle House to start next week

Highways improvements on the A527 Barracks Road in Newcastle are due to start on Monday 11 September. The scheme will provide access to Castle House, the new building accommodating Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Staffordshire County Council, Staffordshire Police and Aspire Housing’s customer services team. Work will include the resurfacing of an existing entrance to the site and the removal of a ...

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Work to start on new cycleway linking Newcastle town centre and May Bank

shadow of cyclist on road

Cyclists will soon benefit from a new cycle path linking Newcastle town centre from Ryecroft to May Bank with improvement work due to start next week. The Staffordshire County Council scheme will allow people to access the residential areas to the north of Newcastle Town Centre and help promote cycling in the town. The new route will follow advisory on-road ...

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Parents reminded to park responsibly outside schools

With children back to school for the new term, parents are being urged to put safety first by parking responsibly during drop-off and pick-up times. The Staffordshire County Council campaign is calling on people to park considerately and reminding drivers that civil enforcement officers will be visiting roads near schools right across the county.  Any vehicle observed parked on yellow lines ...

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Drivers reminded that ’20 is Plenty’ outside schools

With children back in the classroom for the new term, drivers are being reminded that ‘20 is Plenty’ as part of a road safety campaign to help keep pupils safe. The ’20 is Plenty’ scheme is run by Staffordshire County Council and encourages drivers to reduce their speed to a maximum of 20mph outside schools. Each term around 16 Staffordshire ...

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Work continues at pace on St Peter’s Bridge

St Peter's Bridge

With children back to school this week and improvement work well under way on St Peter’s Bridge in Burton, people are being reminded to plan and allow extra time for their journeys. Work on The £6.1m Staffordshire County Council project started on Tuesday 29 August and will see vital strengthening work to allow HGVs to continue to access the town. ...

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A38 junction improvements set for weekend finish

A38 Jumction Improvements

A major £500,000 scheme to improve roads forming part of a junction of the A38 in East Staffordshire is due to be completed this weekend. The scheme, delivered by Staffordshire County Council, has included the resurfacing of the B5016 Station Road at Barton-under-Needwood along with three roundabouts onto the A38. Kerbs and ironworks have also been replaced as part of ...

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Major bridge repair scheme set to begin

St Peter's Bridge

A £6.1million repair and strengthening scheme at town centre bridges in Burton starts this Tuesday August 29. The project is being carried out by Staffordshire County Council and will firstly allow vital strengthening work on St Peter’s Bridge to allow HGVs to continue to access the town, along with waterproofing and resurfacing. The St Peter’s Bridge repairs will be completed ...

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