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 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.
There is a new app for mobile phone users to buy tickets which can be read from the phone by the ticket machine on the bus. The new app is called Click it 2 ride. A number of improvements have been made at Regent’s Circus, Swindon with a new bus lane and stops and new… read more
M4 Junction 16 now fully open after multi-million pound upgrade A scheme to create extra capacity at one of Swindon and Wiltshire’s busiest junctions is now fully operational. The multi-million pound upgrade of Junction 16 of the M4, which has been fully opened on time, will ensure it can cope with future traffic levels and… read more
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