Improvements soon to commence for Telford and Wrekin’s highway infrastructure

More than 20 sites across Telford and Wrekin, covering thousands of square meters will be patched and resurfaced as part on an extensive annual programme. Surface dressing seals road surfaces, improving the texture and prolonging life by many years while patching involves filling holes or cracks within the surface. More than 70,000m2 – the equivalent […]

Highways team continue footpath improvement work in Telford

A series of footpath improvements are set to be complete by the end of April in Telford & Wrekin on time and within budget. In total .5km of drop kerbs have been reset or replaced, more than 2,000 ironwork requests completed and roughly the distance from Southwater to Cadbury World in Birmingham treated with a […]

Telford & Wrekin Council invests £1.8m in its footpaths

More than £1.8m is being invested into Telford’s footpaths as part of an ongoing programme to maintain standards across the borough. Improvements have already been delivered in Dawley and Aqueduct, and the team is now in the Hollinswood area then moving onto Randlay and Stirchley. In addition, the council has identified an additional 500k of […]

Telford and Wrekin Council to invest £35m in highways and transport

Telford and Wrekin’s highways and transport infrastructure is set to benefit from more than £35m as announced in Telford & Wrekin Council’s latest capital programme. Roads, footpaths, parking, sustainable transport, street furniture, drains and structures are all set to have improvements delivered over the next two years. Councillor Lee Carter, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhood, Commercial […]

New budget proposes £35m more for Telford and Wrekin’s roads

Telford & Wrekin Council is proposing to spend more than £35 million improving and maintaining the borough’s roads over the next two years. In 2020, the council made a commitment to investing more than £50 million between then and2024 to improve and maintain roads and footpaths. This commitment to the borough’s roads was recognised when […]

Institute of Highway Engineers sign Professional Development Partnership agreement with Telford & Wrekin Council

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) has announced a professional development partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council. The agreement promotes closer cooperation between partners and means the two organisations can join forces to provide industry training, promote the IHE engineering academy and support sector practitioners with training and professional registration. Under a newly-signed agreement, the […]

Lockdown increases road repairs and improvement programme in Telford area

Telford & Wrekin Council’s highways crews are using lockdown as an opportunity to bring forward scheduled maintenance and improvement works whilst the roads are quieter to help keep disruption to a minimum, said the council. Since the start of April 2020, highways crews have resurfaced 20km of roads and 32km of footpaths, fixed 3,000 potholes […]


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