Rhondda Cynon Taf Council announces major funding for highways and transport as part of capital programme

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Members have agreed a £27.665m Capital Programme for Highways, Transportation and Strategic Projects in 2023/24 – continuing the Council’s significant investment in these priority areas into the next financial year. Cabinet approved the programme at their meeting this week, making capital allocations of £10.725m (Highways Technical Services) and £16.940m (Strategic Projects) for […]

First Rhondda Cynon Taf pilot project to adopt seven private roads gets started

The first scheme within the Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s pilot project to improve and adopt seven private roads across the region is now complete – after resurfacing and drainage improvements were delivered at Trafalgar Terrace in Ystrad. Cabinet Members agreed to the pilot in September 2021, to carry out much-needed improvements at six privately-owned residential […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council agrees additional £1.5 million for road repairs

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Cabinet has agreed additional funding of £1.5m to support the maintenance of the road network – including 48 new resurfacing schemes, over and above the funding already earmarked in the Highways Capital Programme. At the Cabinet meeting this week Members considered a report which detailed the proposed new schemes, as part of […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council to adopt seven private roads as part of pilot project

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has agreed pilot projects to deliver highways improvements at seven private roads, including carrying out a Welsh Government pilot for one of the locations. Each road will then be permanently adopted by the council. At their meeting this week, cabinet members considered a report proposing a pilot programme of works at […]

Historic Welsh bridge won’t be fully repaired till next year

The listed White Bridge in the Welsh Valleys town of Pontypridd is scheduled to reopen in the coming months, but won’t be fully repaired until 2022. The bridge, officially called the Berw Road Bridge was severely damaged in Storm Dennis last February and has been shut ever since. Because the structure is Listed, the local […]

Touchless technology to be trialled at six pedestrian crossings in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is set to trial touchless pedestrian crossing technology at six sites across the area. The trial is funded by Welsh Government as part of its support for sustainable transport measures in response to COVID-19. The new setup will allow pedestrians to activate each of the signal controlled crossings by moving their […]


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