Category Archives: Highways

Shropshire’s Big Conversation seeks residents’ views on their community

17/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Local residents are being asked their views on their community as part of Shropshire Council’s Big Conversation survey. Continue reading »

Developers to urgently review Oteley Road speed bumps following complaints

14/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Developers working on Oteley Road in Shrewsbury have agreed to urgently review three newly-installed raised plateaus after Shropshire Council asked them to … Continue reading »

How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s bridges

14/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is responsible for wide range of structures. In this blog, and in the video below, we look at the work … Continue reading »

Health remains a key topic in Shropshire’s Big Conversation

07/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

With health being high on the agenda both nationally and locally, Shropshire Council is asking all local residents to have their say … Continue reading »

How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s street lights

07/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

There are approximately 6.5 million lighting columns in public ownership in the UK, and of this number Shropshire Council is responsible for … Continue reading »

How and why we resurface Shropshire’s roads

31/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council spends around £9 million each year on resurfacing and surface dressing the county’s roads, ranging from unclassified rural roads to … Continue reading »

Utilities companies warned to carry out highways works properly and safely – or face prosecution

27/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has warned utilities companies carrying out work on the county’s roads not to breach the terms of their highways permits, … Continue reading »

How we maintain and grit Shropshire’s roads in winter

24/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Every year, when the wintry weather arrives, Shropshire Council and our partners go out to grit the county’s roads — keeping the … Continue reading »

Rhyd-Meredith Bridge road closure – 8 February 2017

24/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Rhyd-Meredith Bridge will be closed on Wednesday 8 February 2017 between the hours of 9am and 4pm to enable a bridge inspection … Continue reading »

Plans for new Oxon Link Road in Shrewsbury to go on display

24/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

An exhibition is to be held in Bicton, Shrewsbury, on Wednesday 25 January and Thursday 26 January 2017 to give local people the … Continue reading »