Archive by category Highways

Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby have received £161m for transport improvements – the only bid to receive the full amount requested from the Department of Transport. This forms the second, major phase of the Government’s ‘Transforming Cities’ Fund, aimed at improving connections between major employment sites and promoting active travel and public transport. Confirmed in the Chancellor’s […]

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Council calls on Government for support to ease the impact of Highways England’s Clifton Bridge works

Council calls on Government for support to ease the impact of Highways England’s Clifton Bridge works

Nottingham City Council’s portfolio holder for transport has written to the Secretary of State for Transport to ask for help in easing the impact on the city of Highways England’s works on Clifton Bridge. The council has outlined a set of proposals totalling £1m for Highways England to consider funding which would help to keep […]

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Public transport helps ease traffic disruption – and City Council asks Highways England to do more

Public transport helps ease traffic disruption – and City Council asks Highways England to do more

The closure of the A52 at Clifton Bridge for Highways England work is funnelling an extra 15,000 southbound vehicles a day over Nottingham’s remaining two bridges, latest figures show. The incident has also led to a rise in the number of people opting to use the tram – with a 21% increase in journeys from […]

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Trent Bridge essential maintenance work starts next week – overnight lane closures only

Trent Bridge essential maintenance work starts next week – overnight lane closures only

Maintenance work is due to get underway on another of Nottingham’s bridges – but the good news is that it’s not expected to have any significant effect on traffic. Nottingham’s iconic Trent Bridge will undergo full maintenance painting this spring and summer, starting on Monday 2nd March. Motorists affected by Highways England’s emergency maintenance works […]

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What we’re doing to ease congestion following Clifton Bridge closure

What we’re doing to ease congestion following Clifton Bridge closure

Nottingham City Council has outlined the steps it is taking to try and keep Nottingham moving with the Highways England emergency works on the A52 Clifton Bridge continuing to cause major traffic problems across the city. The council’s traffic team is in constant contact with Highways England about the progress of the work on Clifton […]

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Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Nottingham City Council and MP for Nottingham South, Lilian Greenwood, have sought assurances from Highways England that everything is being done to complete the A52 Clifton Bridge work as quickly as possible. Highways England discovered last week that water damage had corroded steel works underneath the bridge and closed the A52 eastbound for safety reasons. […]

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Non-urgent roadworks suspended across the city as A52 emergency work continues

Non-urgent roadworks suspended across the city as A52 emergency work continues

Nottingham City Council has suspended all non-urgent roadworks across the city after Highways England confirmed that its emergency works on the A52 Clifton Bridge are expected to continue into next week. The move has been made to reduce the impact on the wider road network of major work being carried out on a key traffic […]

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