Smoother journeys to come thanks to A5 resurfacing scheme

Drivers using the A5 through Staffordshire will soon be enjoying smoother and safer journeys as major resurfacing works are being carried out. Resurfacing work is to be carried out along a busy stretch of the A5 in Staffordshire which will bring smoother journeys for road users. The work will be carried out between the A5/A4601 […]

New energy efficient street lighting to be installed along A5 at Tamworth

National Highways’ biggest ever programme to replace older street lamps with more energy efficient LEDs moves to the A5 in Tamworth next week.   Across the Midlands more than 3,200 LED lights will have been installed by the end of March 2023, and by March 2027 most lighting in the region will have been upgraded, […]

A5 road surfacing work to get underway

Work is to begin on a seven-phase scheme to carry out resurfacing work along a 47-mile stretch of the A5 in the East Midlands. National Highways says severe weather and heavy traffic have contributed to the deterioration of the road surface along the A5, between south Northamptonshire and Atherstone. Work will begin on the first […]

National Highways installs new footbridge on A5

A new 98 feet-long bridge has been installed on the A5 north of Coventry. The bridge at Atherstone was lifted into place yesterday (Sunday 12 June), meaning the road was shut. National Highways told the Coventry Telegraph that the new, wider bridge accommodates both pedestrians and cyclists more easily and safely and the new ramps […]


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