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Easing of Coronavirus restrictions

Highway programmes

Grass cutting schedule

We separate our highway verge maintenance into two programmes; rural grass cutting and urban grass cutting and there are various contractors engaged in this work, on our behalf, around the county. 

Find more information about grass, weeds, trees and hedges.

Weed control

Weed control is undertaken under one of two treatment schedules; rural, for roads with a speed limit of 40mph and above and urban, for roads with a speed limit of 30mph and below.

Carriageway preventative maintenance treatment

Preventative maintenance treatments such as surface dressing and micro asphalt are used to preserve and extend the life of roads that are already in a reasonable to good condition. Details of this year’s programme of road surfaces to receive preventative maintenance treatments can be found below.

All the treatments are weather dependant and this will impact on the progress of the below programmes if there are prolonged cold or wet conditions. For further detail on the types of treatment please see our asset investment page.

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Latest transport news

People reminded of safe e-scooter use as trial hits six-month mark

People in Stafford and Newcastle-under-Lyme are being encouraged to use hired electric scooters safely as town centre visits increase and the trial period for the vehicles reaches the six-month mark.
Date:
30 April 2021

New website to help keep young drivers safe

Parents and family members are being targeted in a new road safety campaign to help make young people better, safer drivers.
Date:
25 March 2021

Crews out in force to fix weather related potholes

Highways crews in Staffordshire have taken to the roads in force to fix an estimated 11,000 weather-related potholes across the county.
Date:
19 March 2021

£1 million boost for rural bus network

A million-pound investment in a flexible minibus service to connect rural areas to main bus routes in the Staffordshire Moorlands has been welcomed by Staffordshire County Council.
Date:
18 March 2021

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