Tag Archives: Highways maintenance

Shropshire Council’s surface dressing programme for 2017 announced

10/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has announced its programme of roads that are to be surface dressed this summer. Surface dressing (applying and rolling aggregate … Continue reading »

How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s traffic lights and signals

08/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

In Shropshire, as elsewhere, the volume of traffic continues to grow and it has become increasingly important to provide a safe environment … Continue reading »

How we identify and treat potholes on Shropshire’s roads

28/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has responsibility for the maintenance and repair of the public highway, including potholes. In this blog, and in the video … Continue reading »

How we protect Shropshire’s roads from flooding

21/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Drainage systems are a very important feature of the road network. As well as being crucial for the safety of our roads … 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 »

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 »

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 »

Essential resurfacing work on the B5065 Prees Green to Lower Heath from 30 January

09/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Essential resurfacing work is to begin on Monday 30 January 2017 on the B5065 Prees Green to Lower Heath. The work will … Continue reading »

Essential resurfacing work on the A4117 Bridgnorth Junction to Weston Farm from 30 January

09/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Essential resurfacing work is to begin on Monday 30 January 2017 on the A4117 Bridgnorth Junction to Weston Farm. The work will … Continue reading »