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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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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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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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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Our “Embarrassing” Village

Concerns have been raised about the lack of weed control on Ruddington’s roads, pavements and pathways. As spring turns into summer it certainly does seem as if the problem is worse than usual this year. Resident Carla O’Brien told RUDDINGTON.info: “I am really fed up with the weeds around the village – it looks totally unkempt! Some bits of the High Street have been cleared but other areas are frankly embarrassing. Opposite the church, the corner of Easthorpe Street, bits of the High Street, by the post box outside the Coop, etc. It…

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