Clifton Road Delays

Ruddington’s drivers are facing more delays over the next few days as electricity cabling by Western Power Distribution takes place along Clifton Road. After preparatory work yesterday (Thursday 11th August) temporary traffic lights are now in use. Having been put back a day due to the bad weather, work is now underway and the latest roadworks.org update warns it is due to continue through until Thursday, the 24th of August. Meantime traffic control is in place from the junction with Old Station Drive to the Pasture Lane roundabout. It’s causing hold-ups…

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Clifton Road Chaos?

Ruddington’s motorists have had to suffer perhaps more than their fair share of traffic delays this year –  from the construction of Tavern Island to the repainting of The Red Lion – whilst the long anticipated Flawforth Lane closure hasn’t even happened yet! Now it seems electricity cabling by Western Power Distribution may mean more delays for drivers along Clifton Road as temporary traffic lights are put into place. Having been postponed due to bad weather, the work is now due to start this Thursday (10th August) and continue through until…

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Roundabout Roundup

With construction of our new Ruddington roundabout well underway we thought it was time to bring you a bit of a progress report in words and pictures… The work, which began on the 9th of January, is to convert the current T-Junction where Clifton Road meets Wilford Road into a roundabout.  You can read the background to this >>HERE<<. As you can see, a month on, most of the road widening work is now complete, with minimal impact on traffic so far. However we’re being warned that the next phase will be the most…

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Roundabout Now?

Construction of a new roundabout in Ruddington is finally set to begin after being delayed almost six months by a failure to consult properly with affected properties. Originally work was due to start on the 26th of July last year at the Wilford Road/Clifton Road junction and should have been completed by the end of the school summer holidays. Following a four week consultation Nottinghamshire County Council rubber-stamped their new parking and waiting restrictions at a Highways meeting in October.  These include new double yellow lines in front of the Victoria Tavern Inn and adjacent houses on Wilford Road – and also the…

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New Roundabout Delayed!

It’s emerged that work to build Ruddington’s new roundabout was halted just days before it was due to begin because of a failure to consult properly with affected properties. Construction was due to start today (Tuesday 26th July) at the Wilford Road/Clifton Road junction and should have been completed by the end of August. However Nottinghamshire County Council has now belatedly issued a consultation document to explain its proposals to “ensure the safe operation of the junction”.  These include new double yellow lines in front of the Victoria Tavern Inn and adjacent houses on Wilford Road…

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