School Streets scheme to launch at school near Anlaby to help ease congestion

A trial scheme aimed at reducing traffic congestion, improving safety and the outside environment and encouraging active travel, like walking and cycling, is due to launch at a school near Anlaby in February.  East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s sustainable transport team, in partnership with the school and supported by Humberside Police, is carrying out further […]

New bus journeys funded by the council to start this weekend

A raft of new bus journeys are set to launch across the East Riding from this weekend thanks to funding from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.  Extra runs are being added to the routes of nine bus services that already carry passengers, together with the creation of three brand new services, starting from Sunday 28 January.  They […]

East Riding of Yorkshire Council introduces carbon efficient road repair scheme

More carbon efficient ways of repairing the roads are being trialled by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s highways team. The team has embraced the latest methods and equipment in order to lower the carbon footprint of the improvements it makes to the area’s many roads, including the repair of potholes, reports the Scarborough News. The […]

£175,000 road improvement scheme for Kilham to begin

A road improvement scheme for North Back Lane, Kilham, is to begin this month. East Riding of Yorkshire council is investing £175,000 in the project, which is due to start on Monday 17 October and see the road being given an upgrade between the junctions of Burton Road and Thwing. The works are expected to […]

East Riding of Yorkshire Council to use cooler asphalt to help reduce CO2

East Riding of Yorkshire Council will use low temperature asphalt to repair a village road to reduce the works’ carbon footprint. The council said using the cooler asphalt reduces the amount of energy needed to manufacture the material and allows roads to be reopened more quickly than hot asphalt, reports the BBC. Councillor Chris Matthews, […]

East Riding Council starts surface dressing programme

Work is underway on a £2.3million road improvement scheme across the East Riding. Over the next five months, the highways crews will upgrade road surfaces at 207 locations. Around 13,000 tonnes of stone chippings will be laid on 67 miles of road, from A roads to unclassified routes. This year’s surface dressing programme has been […]


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