Improving Mannington Roundabout An improvement scheme has been developed with the aim to ease congestion at Mannington and Provide more reliable journey times. From Tuesday (8th May) ground investigations will begin. They Will then be removing the traffic island which will reduce the bus lane approaching the roundabout on Tewkesbury Way, Providing more space on… read more
The new footpath linking Rotten Row with Magdalen Road is now complete. Now work is proceeding to upgrade the footpath at the northern end of Stacey’s Lane, which will take a further two weeks to complete. A small pedestrian diversion may be required.
For the latest Junction 16 updates, please see the document below: Junction 16 update, April 2018
Transport Report for May 2018 In the last month, the bus stop pole has been changed at Draycot Foliat. We are pleased that this has finally taken place, as it should have been done last year. The bus drivers can now see where the bus stop actually is, which will be an asset to the passengers…. read more
Easter upgrades Network Rail will be upgrading signalling in the Bristol area over Easter to enable an increase of trains from 2019. Rail replacement busses will be in place from Bristol Temple Meads from Friday, 30 March – Tuesday, 3 April (inclusive). There will be no trains into and out of Bristol Temple Meads over this… read more
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
Ridgeway Bell – April 2018 Both of the bus companies in the Swindon area, Thamesdown Swindon Bus Company and Stagecoach West, are making substantial investment in bus services. Thamesdown Bus Co have increased the frequency of their services. We need more passengers to use the Service 81 which runs between Chiseldon and Wroughton, or it… read more
From Sunday (11 Mar) Thamesdown bus service times will be changing. You can download the timetable from the Thamesdown Transport website.
Drivers may have noticed the layout at Junction 16 changed on Monday, 26 February and we would like to apologise for the disruption this caused you. The team has increased the signage which has reduced the congestion. Please remember that the traffic lights currently in operation are set to a fixed time sequence which is not reactive to… read more
Part of Railway Path will be closed Part of Railway Path will be closed for resurfacing work from 16th February to 19th March. The section affected will be on Route 45 of the National Cycle Network between the bridge over the M4 south of Coate Water Park, and Hodson Road, Chiseldon. Diversions will be signed… read more