A40: National Highways provides update on Monmouthshire rockfall

National Highways have issued an update on the rockfall which continues to affect the A40 in Monmouthshire. Following the incident in February, emergency traffic management was put in place to allow authorities to reopen the A40 as quickly as possible. In response to feedback, and in consultation with local highways authorities and travel partners, National […]

Powys: Motorists braced for 2-hour roadworks diversion

WORK to repair a 1-kilometre section of road in Powys will see some motorists face a diversion of around 2 hours, and force them to travel an extra 60 miles. The Powys County Times says that work on the section of the A40 trunk road in south Powys will commence on Tuesday night, March 12, […]

Council votes on reopening high street

A council will vote this week on whether to reopen Chepstow high street to traffic after more than two years of closure. The road has been closed to traffic since June 2020, when Monmouthshire County Council decided to shut it to enable social distancing and support outdoor trading during the early days of Covid. The […]

Monmouthshire’s plans for Active Travel following Welsh Government funding

Monmouthshire County Council has received Welsh Government Active Travel funding of £3.4m for the financial year 22/23 with the aim of reducing everyday car journeys, and making walking, cycling and wheeling the easiest option. Monmouthshire’s Active Travel strategic focus is on journeys shorter than 3.0 miles to education, employment, shopping, health destinations, bus and rail […]


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