Work towards new Enterprise Zone link road in Blackpool to start in April

The new road will connect Common Edge Road with Blackpool Business Park on Amy Johnson Way, as well as widening Common Edge Road and improving the junction at School Road. The £18.5m project will reduce traffic congestion on the business park, as well as providing a new access for residents to reach Squires Gate Lane. […]

Blackpool Council installs its first TRUGRD STREAM CCTV-Radar detector

Blackpool Council’s moto is ‘Progress’, and technology supplier Smart Video and Sensing says the town is living up to that by installing its first smartmicro TRUGRD STREAM combined radar-CCTV solution. The device has been place at the junction of Queens Square and the A584 Promenade for traffic management and data collection purposes. The installation, at […]

Lancashire and Blackpool agree plan for cross-boundary approach to maintenance

Lancashire County Council and Blackpool Council have agreed to take on responsibility for maintaining a number of road lengths within each other’s boundaries as part of a ‘common-sense approach’ to improve efficiency. The Lancashire/Blackpool boundary cuts across a wide urban area, with the result that each council is currently responsible for inspecting and maintaining only […]


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