New 20mph speed limit in Bridgend aims to boost road safety

As communities across Wales prepare for the introduction of a new 20mph speed limit on 17 September, Bridgend County Borough Council has revealed which local roads the authority believes should feature exemptions from the change. Part of a Welsh Government initiative to improve road safety across Wales, the speed limit change is designed to reduce […]

Bridgend receives £1.5 million to improve active travel routes

Bridgend County Borough Council has received around £1.5 million of Welsh Government funding to improve active travel routes across the county borough. The money will contribute to enhancements which will include the building of new active travel routes as well as consultation work for future schemes developments. The largest allocation from the funding will be […]

Bridgend Council adopts national standards for highway inspections and repairs

A new schedule and fresh criteria have been agreed for carrying out highway maintenance inspections in Bridgend County Borough. Designed to ensure that all local authorities across Wales use the same criteria and timetable for inspections and repairs, the move follows recommendations made by the UK Roads Liaison Group and a review carried out by […]

Council commits to £5m highway resurfacing programme despite increase in costs

The Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council has confirmed that resurfacing works for the local highways network will continue as planned despite recent inflationary increases in material, labour and machinery costs. The commitment follows concerns raised by one of the council’s contractors, Centre Great Ltd, over a number of recent cost increases triggered by national […]

Bridgend Council leads the way using modern temporary traffic lights

Bridgend County Borough Council is using a modern approach to temporary traffic light system’s to help regeneration works in Bridgend town centre. A first of its kind in Wales, the modern system is being used during the upgrade of the traffic lights located at the junction of Park Street and Angel Street, along the A473. […]


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