Police arrest two over vandalism to speed cameras

Police investigating criminal damage to speed cameras in Cornwall have made two arrests. Two men in their 30s, one from the Falmouth area and one from the Porthleven area, have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and are currently (as of 9 Jan 2024) in police custody. As part of ongoing enquiries, officers from […]

National Highways set to open new flyover as part of A30 upgrade in Cornwall

National Highways has announced a flyover at the new Chiverton interchange will be partially opened to traffic next month as part of its A30 Chiverton to Carland Cross dualling scheme. Following the early summer removal of the old Chiverton roundabout – which it describes as Cornwall’s worst accident hot-spot – traffic has since been navigating […]

National Highways’ A30 Cornwall upgrade to create country’s seventh green bridge

National Highways has announced that its updgrade on the A30 between Chiverton and Carland Cross in Cornwall will feature the company’s seventh green bridge. Formed with two decks and planted extensively with plants and hedging, National Highways says the green bridge over the new dual carriageway at Marazanvose will maintain and enhance connectivity for habitats […]

New Jenoptik spot speed cameras welcomed in Cornwall

Two new speed cameras have been installed by Jenoptik on a busy stretch of the A390 in Cornwall, with the immediate effect on traffic already making a councillor feel “euphoric”. Positioned at either end of St Ann’s Chapel, the cameras are bi-directional, meaning they will detect speeding motorists travelling on both sides of the road. […]

Cornwall’s worst accident blackspot to be removed

National Highways has announced that Cornwall’s notorious accident blackspot, The Chiverton Cross roundabout, will become a thing of the past next month. As part of National Highways’ A30 Chiverton to Carland Cross upgrade, work will take place to realign traffic on a gyratory under new structures across the existing roundabout, ahead of work to align […]

Jenoptik speed cameras in Cornwall hailed as making village “a safer place to live”

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall is hailing new average speed cameras in Cornwall, which she “sincerely hopes” reduces the number of collisions on a key route between Truro and Falmouth. Alison Hernandez joined councillors for the official launch of the Jenoptik scheme on the A39 at Perranarworthal, which is described as […]

A30 bridge lift in Cornwall takes place this weekend

National Highways will install a new bridge on the A30 as part of the Chiverton to Carland Cross upgrade. The road was due to be fully closed last weekend but was postponed so more preparatory work could be undertaken. This was after Costain, National Highways’ principal contractors for the road upgrade, identified unsuitable ground conditions […]

Compliance will be the key to success for new 20mph limits in Cornwall – Jenoptik

Cornwall County Council is being reminded that signs alone may not deliver the desired benefits of a proposed blanket 20 mile per hour speed limit across all eligible residential roads in the county. As a strong supporter of the ‘20’s Plenty’ and ‘Vision Zero’ campaigns, Timo Thornton, an Account Manager at Jenoptik, is delighted with […]

DfT announces £160m road and bridge upgrades

The Government has announced four schemes in Newcastle, Cornwall, Greater Manchester and Southampton, which it estimates will generate £659.3 million in economic benefits for the regions through improved investment, new housing and employment opportunities. In a statement, the Department for Transport says the road and bridge schemes will level up infrastructure across the country, helping […]

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