Overnight roadworks planned on A380 and A361

Authored by Mary

Overnight road closures are planned on the A380 and A361 dual carriageways later this month (June) for routine highway maintenance work.

This will include grass cutting, tree work, gully emptying, pothole repairs, routine inspections, sign cleaning, litter picking and minor drainage and safety barrier maintenance.

Work on the A380 will take place overnight from 7pm to 6am...

Essential safety repairs will get underway on the A3079 near Okehampton next week

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Around 11 miles (18km) of the road from Fowley Cross to Cookworthy Farm, via Halwill Junction, will be resurfaced, starting from Monday 6 April.

The seven-week scheme will be carried out using a series of day-time closures with signed diversions in place. Some overnight work may be needed when temporary traffic lights will be used.

All of the work will be undertaken Monday...

Work to start on A382 upgrade

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Work is due to start on improvements to the A382 in Newton Abbot next week (Monday 10 February).

The first phase of the £13 million Devon County Council scheme will upgrade the link from Newton Abbot to the A38 at Drumbridges roundabout.

The route is being realigned and widened between Forches Cross and Whitehill Cross, and a new roundabout will be developed at Ringslade...

Share your views on Forder Valley transport improvements

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Plymouth City Council is inviting people to share their views on proposals to improve the transport network in the Forder Valley area.

Two schemes are being proposed: a new link road between William Prance Road in Derriford and the junction of Forder Valley Road and Novorossiysk Road and improvements to Forder Valley Roundabout.

The north of Plymouth is set grow significantly...

Man dies following A390 collision

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A man has died following a collision on the A390 between Gunnislake and Tavistock today [17 June].

Emergency services were called at 7am after a car was in collision with a hedge and a Land Rover Defender.

The male driver of the car was treated by paramedics but was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later.

The road was closed until 2.05pm for officers from...

New crossing to be installed on Billacombe Road

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Work to install a long-awaited pedestrian crossing over Billacombe Road will get under way on Monday 13 June.

The news will be welcomed by residents in the Saltram Meadow estate, who have been calling for the developer to install a crossing since the first homes were occupied last year.

Councillor Patrick Nicholson, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategic Transport,...

Green light for improvements to Derriford Hospital bus interchange

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Plans to improve Plymouth’s second busiest bus interchange have been given the green light.

Planning permission has been granted for the Derriford Hospital Interchange scheme, which will convert the existing one-way bus link to allow buses to travel in both directions.

The scheme, which is being delivered in partnership with the Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, will also create...

New Marjon Link Road now open

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A new link road for buses between the University of St Mark & St John (Marjon) and Derriford Hospital has been officially opened.

The road between Plymbridge Lane and Derriford Road has been widened to provide a new two-way link for buses, which allows them to access the university, Nuffield Health and Derriford Hospital without needing to use Derriford Roundabout.


Pre-war pole renovation underway in Plymouth

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Engineers from Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distributor for the South West, are removing steel poles in Plymouth that have been in place since before the First World War.

Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distributor for the region, is committed to investing in its network to further improve supply reliability and customer service levels.


Biggest ever funding promise for road to prosperity

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Desperately-needed homes for hundreds of families, new jobs, and a 100-acre country park are now on the horizon in the north of the city, thanks to a massive funding promise from the Heart of the South West Local Economic Partnership.

The partnership has this week announced it has earmarked £22.5 million of the Growth Fund for the Forder Valley link road project, which is designed to...