Advice For Staying Safe

We know from last year how disruptive snow fall and icy conditions can be, especially on our road networks. So in true British fashion we are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst. Following heavy snowfall across the county please consider where appropriate the following advice: Only travel if absolutely necessary, and allow… read more

Council to take action on nuisance parking

Inconsiderate drivers who double park and block dropped kerbs and driveways could soon be fined under new powers that will be taken up by Swindon Borough Council later this year. Following a recent Cabinet meeting, the Council is proposing to implement powers under the Traffic Management Act which would see fines of up to £105… read more

Council Launches Pothole Campaign

Council Launches Pothole Campaign Following Harsh Winter Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are being encouraged to join hundreds of people in reporting potholes so they can be fixed by Swindon Borough Council. The month-long potholes campaign has been launched om the 18 June as the Council continues to repair the borough’s roads following the significant damage… read more

Easing Congestion At Mannington

Easing Congestion At Mannington Work to create more queuing space for traffic on the approach to Mannington Roundabout from Tewkesbury Way has been rescheduled. This is because overnight resurfacing cannot take place until Thurs, 5 and Fri, 6 July. The long traffic island on Tewkesbury Way will be removed the week before (starting Monday, 25 June). By completing… read more

The Highway Code Rule Change

The Highway Code: Rule Change For Motorways The Highway Code section about motorways will be changing on Wednesday, 4 June 2018. The change to rule 253 will now allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons with an approved driving instructor. This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely.

Junction 16 Updates

Junction 16 As the temperatures have picked up, the overnight surfacing work has started and the night closures are in place. As the work is weather dependent, please make sure you follow our social media channels to see if works are postponed. Throughout the day there is a team on site installing sign bases and lamp columns. Ducting is… read more

Junction 16 update

Updates to work being done on Junction 16 There have been a number of overnight closures this week to allow the contractor to install drainage and lay pipes. The team are also installing kerbing around the junction as well as preparing areas for upcoming surfacing works. Drainage works are ongoing, with manholes being installed on the south… read more