FixMyStreet improvements outlined in report by Bath & North East Somerset Council

Improvements to an online system where residents can report problems with highways and public spaces in Bath & North East Somerset are being set out before the council. A report before councillors on the Corporate Policy Development and Scrutiny Panel today outlines the changes that have been made to FixMyStreet to make it easier for […]

VolkerHighways delivers Bath public safety solution

Highways and streetlighting maintenance company VolkerHighways has begun works to install permanent hostile vehicle mitigation infrastructure in Bath city centre’s most crowded streets, on behalf of Bath & North East Somerset Council. The anti-terrorism security measures will restrict vehicles in some of the city’s streets, in order to help protect the public during high footfall […]

Funding for new footbridge connecting Keynsham to East Bristol

A major project to revitalise the River Avon corridor and create a traffic-free route between Bristol and Bath has taken a step forward with a funding award of £295,000 from the West of England Combined Authority, to develop plans for a new bridge at Somerdale in Keynsham, it has been confirmed today (January 30). WaterSpace […]

Annual road resurfacing programme completed in Bath and North East Somerset

During the course of 2022, VolkerHighways’ Bath and North East Somerset highways term maintenance contract has completed approximately 16.5km of resurfacing works across the district. In collaboration with Bath and North East Somerset Council, VolkerHighways maintains 1,102km of highway, and this year completed its road resurfacing programme on time and under budget, despite the challenges […]

Multiple roads in Bath get 20mph speed limit

Bath & North East Somerset Council will introduce 20mph speed limits along a number of roads in Bath as part of an ongoing effort by Bath & North East Somerset council to improve air quality, reduce the risk of accidents and encourage more walking, wheeling and cycling by making its roads safer for pedestrians. The […]

Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Highways team prepared for winter

Bath & North East Somerset Council Highways team has started its preparations for winter by stocking up on gritting salt and refilling grit bins. More than 1,200 tonnes of salt has been procured and is already in dry storage at the council’s Clutton depot. All 434 of the council’s grit bins have also been checked […]

Bath and North East Somerset Council to use low emission thermal road repair technology

A new carbon-saving alternative to traditional methods of repairing roads is being used by Bath & North East Somerset Council to help deliver its commitment to tackling the climate and ecological emergency. Bath and North East Somerset Council have invested in a thermal road repair system to help significantly reduce emissions as it improves and […]


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