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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 improvements at town junction set to begin

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Resurfacing of a double roundabout junction in Hednesford is set to begin next Monday July 31. The two-week improvement scheme will see the roundabouts on the A460 Hill Top resurfaced, including the approaches from Uxbridge Street, Hill Street, East Cannock Road and Stafford Lane. Temporary road closures will be needed, with signed diversions put in place. The first phase of ...

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People Encouraged to Have Their Say On Subsidised Bus Travel

People are being encouraged to have their say on how the budget for subsidising bus travel in Staffordshire can be best spent – as a public consultation starts. All bus journeys made in Staffordshire are operated by either private bus companies or by voluntary and community organisations and the eight week consultation looks only at the bus  journeys subsidised by ...

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Highways improvements set to improve cycling and walking in Newcastle

spooky cyclist

People in Newcastle will be able to Walk and cycle more easily and safely from the College to the town following highways improvements to start next week. The scheme on Knutton Lane and Ashfields New Road will include a new cycleway, upgrades to bus stops and the conversion of the existing zebra crossing to a parallel crossing for use by ...

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Next phase of works to create access to county employment site set to start

Gestamp site

The next phase of works to create access to a major new Staffordshire employment site will move to its next phase at the end of July. Staffordshire County Council is carrying the works to improve access to the Four Ashes site, paving the way for the relocation of automotive parts manufacturer Gestamp. The 52-acre site in South Staffordshire is being ...

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Plan your journey in advance as the great summer getaway begins

rainy motorway

People heading off for their summer break over the next few days are being urged to plan in advance with around nine million leisure journeys predicted on the roads nationally on Friday and Saturday alone. This week the RAC predicted that the busiest times will be Friday between 1pm and 8pm and Saturday 11am until 4pm. Staffordshire County Council’s cabinet ...

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Community opportunity to influence local road safety

Councillor Mark Deaville

Community ideas for making their neighbourhood’s roads safer can win funding to make them happen. The Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership is organising the trial scheme which is offering up to £5,000 to community groups in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to help improve road safety. Proposals could include speed watch groups and activities with schools such as walking buses, but projects must ...

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Junction for new homes access set for completion

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Work to complete access to a new homes development near Rugeley takes place next week. Access to the development, on the A51 Lea Hall Way, has been created as a roundabout junction north of Wheelhouse Road. Next week the junction will be resurfaced along that stretch. In order for the work to be carried out safely, this section of the ...

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Potholes, Road Safety and Community Schemes Key to Highways and Transport Investment

shadow of cyclist on road

Tackling potholes, improving road safety, boosting cycling and upgrading access to local rail stations are at the heart of investment by Staffordshire County Council to improve roads and help people travel safely across the county. The proposals for more than £35m of investment will help maintain the county’s 6,000km of roads and 4,500km of footpaths, improve road safety and give ...

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People Encouraged to Have Say on Buses Subsidised by Taxpayers

People are being encouraged to have their say on how the budget for subsidising bus travel in Staffordshire can be best spent. All bus journeys made in Staffordshire are operated by either private bus companies or by voluntary and community organisations. Although more than 90 per cent of these trips are made without any subsidy, the county council currently pays ...

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