Tag Archives: Highways maintenance

The Mount in Shrewsbury fully reopened, ahead of schedule

January 17, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The road closure on The Mount, between Frankwell and Shelton Fields in Shrewsbury, was removed this afternoon (Friday 17 January 2014), and the road has reopened, ahead of schedule. The preparatory work started on 6 January, and it was anticipated it … Continue reading »

Closure of London Road, Shrewsbury

October 23, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is reminding motorists that London Road will be closed from Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November as the final phase of the road work is completed. A diversion route will be signed along Wenlock Road and Thieves … Continue reading »

A458 reopens ahead of schedule

October 14, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The road closure at Venus Bank on the A458, between Cressage and Cross Houses, was removed on Friday 11 October 2013, and the road reopened two weeks ahead of schedule. Shropshire Council’s contractors, Ringway, and consultants, Mouchel, worked hard to … Continue reading »

New system helping to improve communities and speed up road repairs

September 19, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Repairs to Shropshire’s roads are now being completed more efficiently thanks to a new system introduced by the council and its contractor, Ringway.  Work gangs are now fixing an average of 22 potholes or other problems, such as dealing with … Continue reading »

Public warning against doorstep road repair offer

September 16, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has become aware of incidents where men have falsely claimed to be working on roadworks on behalf of the council. The incidents occured in the Leighton area, however they may also have been working in other parts of Shropshire. It has … Continue reading »

Improvements to Ditherington Road shops in Shrewsbury complete

September 10, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has just completed a scheme to bring about improvements to the frontages of the Ditherington Road shops in north Shrewsbury.  The scheme, which has attracted Growth Point funding of £70,000 from central government, forms part of the much … Continue reading »

Temporary closure of The Linney in Ludlow

September 9, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Linney, Ludlow, will be closed to through traffic between 8am and 5pm on Tuesday 17 September 2013 to enable drainage investigation work to be carried out. The reason for carrying out the proposed investigation work is that it has … Continue reading »

Repairs at Hurst Bend near Clun rescheduled for summer 2014

July 15, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Proposed work to reconstruct the northern bank of the River Clun alongside the B4368 road at Hurst Bend near Clun has been postponed until early summer 2014. The work was originally programmed to start on 5 August 2013 when the … Continue reading »

Hopstone road improvement work

July 12, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Subject to obtaining a necessary road stopping-up order, Shropshire Council is proposing to carry out essential work later this year to improve the safety of the Wyken to Claverley road in front of 11 Hopstone.  The proposed work is necessary … Continue reading »

Essential repairs to the B4368 road at Hurst Bend near Clun – 5 August 2013

June 14, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Essential work to strengthen the edge of the B4368 road at Hurst Bend near Clun is scheduled to start on Monday 5 August 2013. The proposed work is necessary because at this location the nearby River Clun has eroded its … Continue reading »