It is no surprise to anyone that shropshire roads are in aweful condition. Most of us recognise that the roads improve when we cross the border into neighbouring authorities. If… Read More »Shropshire Roads: condition – generally shameful
Catch up with all the latest news to do with roads in Shropshire and Whittington Division in particular. From speeding through to potholes, roads maintenance, road closures, to issues about road signs, street lights and street furniture.
Shropshire has the largest inland county in England with 6,500km of roads. Yet the roads look like the moon thanks to a resurfacing rate is 0.06%. In 2021 Shropshire Council will be spending £0.5m over 4km or 0.06% of the road network. By contrast, they are spending £2.5m to paper over the crack with clippings (surface dressing) over 91km or 1.4% of our road network. See Potty Council
The B5009 will be closed from Wootton to Queens Head from the 11th to the 13th of November for surface dressing. Kier is carrying out the work on behalf of… Read More »B5009 Queens Head Road Closure in November
Highways England are going to be closing the A5 from Queens Head to Gledrid roundabout for 2 weeks from the end of September. The roadworks are combining two separate projects… Read More »A5 Queens Head to Gledrid roundabout combined nighttime closure