Tag Archives: Highways maintenance

Road closure needed to allow emergency works on The Mount, Shrewsbury

July 25, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Mount, Shrewsbury has been closed to allow immediate work to be done to repair a collapsed sewer, it has been confirmed. A suspected road collapse on the Mount was reported yesterday and both Shropshire Council and Severn Trent Water … Continue reading »

Damaged speed cushions in Broseley to be removed next week

July 24, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Work to temporarily remove the speed cushions on Ironbridge Road in Broseley will begin on Monday 28 July. The work comes in response to public concerns around the condition of the cushions. The measures, designed to calm the traffic, were … Continue reading »

Council takes action to ensure Broseley and surrounding area is compensated following delays in roadworks

June 19, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Broseley and the surrounding area will be compensated following months of traffic disruption, thanks to the efforts of local councillors and council officers. Shropshire Council has been working closely with Broseley’s town mayor and local councillors to ensure residents in … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council and Ringway win at the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Awards

June 13, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council, together with Ringway Shropshire, won the CIHT/Costain Effective Partnerships Award in this year’s Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Awards. This specific award recognises the achievements and added value that can result from effective partnership relationships in the … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council and Mouchel scoop highways awards

April 29, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The annual awards evening of the Institute of Highway Engineers Mercia Branch saw Shropshire Council and Mouchel receive two awards during the course of a successful evening for the authority. There was also individual recognition for Andy Wilde with an … Continue reading »

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 »