Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village over the next few weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Saturday 27th February to Wednesday 3rd March – High Street near the Easthorpe Street & Church Street junctions – cabling work by BT with some carriageway incursion – caution required. Extended until 16.30 hours Sunday 28th February 2021 – Closure of Musters Road – at its junction with Western Fields – Phased work 50 metres either side of junction of Western Fields (one side at a time)…

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Government Adds to Pothole Pot

It’s hoped Ruddington’s roads might benefit from a central Government boost to local maintenance funds to speed up much needed pothole repairs. Nottinghamshire County Council has announced it has been awarded £8.28million specifically for fixing road craters in Nottinghamshire as part of the Department for Transport’s £2.5billion ‘Pothole Fund’. This is in addition to an existing allocation of £22.57million for general highway maintenance across the county. Cllr John Cottee, Chairman of the council’s Communities and Place Committee, says: “We welcome this investment from the Department of Transport. We know that potholes are a large…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village over the next few weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Tuesday 16th Feb, 8.00am to 1.00pm – ‘Stop and Go’ boards with brief periods of ALL STOP on High Street – W R Bloodworth crane in roadway to lift materials for new shop/office development (top photo) – Footway remains closed until May 31st 2021. Wednesday 24th February 9.30am to Friday 26th February at 11.59pm – Two way traffic signals on Wilford Road from the the Junction of Paget…

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February Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village this month, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Extended until 16.30 hours Sunday 28th February 2021 – Closure of Musters Road – at its junction with Western Fields (top photo by Martin Breakwell) – Phased work 50 metres either side of junction of Western Fields (one side at a time) – to form a vehicular entrance to the Avant Homes development with Drainage / Service Works. {Plan below.} (Resident Access maintained to Western Fields)  Extended until Fri 21st May 2021…

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Dismay at Dangerous Drivers

Villagers are up in arms about the large number of motorists flouting a current four-day road closure in Ruddington. As we reported last week, Clifton Road was shut to through-traffic yesterday (Monday) to allow major resurfacing work which is needed to repair damage caused by a burst water main earlier this month. Despite the icy conditions, and the fact that the old road surface was removed yesterday, eyewitnesses say numerous drivers are simply disregarding the closure by mounting the kerb and either driving along the pavement or going up on…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village right now, and within the next couple of weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic are as follows:- Sun Jan 24th 2021 (only) from 8.00am – Junction of Loughborough Road and Asher Lane and down Asher Lane (verge) – Two-way temporary traffic lights in use for work by British Telcom to face the Poplar trees. Safe access is required in order to gain access to the overhead network in order to carry out cabling work and tree branches to prevent damages. 8.00am Mon…

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A Further Four Day Road Closure

Village residents are being warned there’s more disruption ahead for drivers when one of Ruddington’s busiest roads is closed again for major repairs. Earlier this month Clifton Road was shut to traffic for 24 hours after Severn Trent Water workmen turned up to fix a burst water main on a Sunday (January 10th 2021) but there was no one available to fill in the hole and patch the road until the next day. Now highways officials have decided the already well-worn stretch of road needs major attention, following this latest…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village right now, and within the next couple of weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic are as follows:- Sat 16th Jan until Wed 20th Jan 2021 – Road and footway closure – St John’s Road from its junction with Wilford Road to Savages Row – To install electricity and water connections. {Photo above.} Local diversion via Savages Road and Savages Row. Sun Jan 24th 2021 ONLY – Junction of Loughborough Road and Asher Lane and down Asher Lane (verge) – work by BT to face the Poplar…

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Emergency Road Closure in Ruddington

Villagers have been left bemused after Severn Trent Water workmen turned up to fix a mains leak in Ruddington this afternoon, closed the road, repaired the pipe, but then left the hole and went home. Consequently, Clifton Road remains completely shut* to traffic between the junction with Camelot Street and Old Station Drive – with the usually busy route set to stay closed into tomorrow. In fact, it could take up to three days to fully re-open it. Vehicles caught out by the closure have been performing U-turns in the road since lunchtime…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and other works scheduled to take place in our village over the next few weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Ongoing until 26th March 2021 – Multi-way traffic lights – A60 Loughborough Road on the eastern side of the roundabout at the junction with Mere Way – To install a toucan crossing point, widen the footway, upgrade street lighting, install a new access for the housing development, upgrade existing surface water drain, widen approaches onto the roundabout, resurface the carriageway, add white lining and anti…

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