Shorter journey times promised as £44m highways upgrade is completed

Work is now complete on the £44m upgrade of the A630 Rotherham Gateway, which links Rotherham and Sheffield. The Rotherham Gateway leads into the Sheffield Parkway and has undergone significant improvements. It now benefits from an additional lane on both the eastbound and westbound carriageway.   Junction 33, on the intersecting M1, has also benefited […]

Innovative carbon negative asphalt wins national award

Rotherham Council and SteelPhalt have won the Innovation Award at the 2022 ALARM Risk Awards for its pioneering use of carbon negative asphalt in the borough. Earlier this year, the new asphalt was on a stretch of Broom Lane, just outside the town centre as part of the £24 Million to 2024 Roads Programme. The […]

Rotherham could get Sheffield City Region funding to increase cycle routes

Key routes across Rotherham town centre could be transformed thanks to regeneration funding. The Sheffield City Region copuld spend up to £11 million on infrastructure to accommodate cyclists in pedestrianised areas, on a new bridge as part of the Forge Island scheme, and on creating walking and cycling routes between Rotherham and Sheffield. The Rotherham […]


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