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
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
In some welcome news, there are going to be some more substantial roadworks at the Queens Head / Rednal Mile junction in October. Welcome because this junction has been shocking… Read More »Queens Head roadworks & closure in October
The state of the roads and the growing pothole problem has once again been featured by the national and local media. For decades Shropshire has had a reputation for poor… Read More »Growing traffic & pothole problems vs £5m cuts in roads
With the Hermitage Hill speed limit finally set to change from 60 mph to 30 mph, I would just like to thank everybody who has campaigned over the years to… Read More »Hermitage Hill speed limit finally set to change