Asher Lane To Be Shut for a Week!

In another frustrating turn of events for villagers and visitors, it’s been announced that a key access road at the southern end of Ruddington will need to be totally closed for a week this summer. As the construction of 175 new homes at the ‘Wilbur Chase’ housing development gathers pace, “carriageway improvement work” on behalf of Avant Homes will shut Asher Lane from its junction with Distillery Street to its junction with Musters Road from 7.30am on Monday 14th June through to 4.30pm on Friday 18th June. It’s believed this closure is for the widening…

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Mere Way Junction Roadworks Extended Again

Major Ruddington roadworks which have already been causing peak time headaches for motorists for months are being extended by at least another three weeks. The work on Loughborough Road at the Mere Way roundabout to create a suitable access for the new William Davis Homes development on former Green Belt farmland began in September 2020. It was originally scheduled for completion on March 26th 2021 but will not now be finished until at least Friday 11th June. The revised end date is said to be “…due to various delays on site”. Chris Brown, Assistant…

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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:- Monday 26th April 7.30am to Friday 28th May 5.30pm – Two-way 24 hour temporary traffic lights on Wilford Road adjacent to Trent Avenue (above) – Severn Trent Water is carrying out mains reinforcement work in relation to the new ‘Fairham Green’ housing development. Until 31st May – Footpath closure on High Street for new shop/office development at former Barclay & Cook store (below) – Drivers please beware pedestrians in road. Extended…

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April 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:- Monday 12th April to Wednesday 14th April from 9.00am to 4.00pm – Three way temporary traffic signals on Landmere Lane at its junction with Old Road – drainage and flood defence work at the side of the A52 by Highways England. Wednesday 21st April 7.00am to Saturday 24th April 5.00pm – Two-way 24 hour temporary traffic lights on Kirk Lane adjacent to Sycamore Close – work by…

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Clifton Road to Close Yet Again!

After having already been closed to through-traffic three times this year for roadworks, one of the main access routes in and out of Ruddington will be shut yet again this weekend. Thankfully it’s just for a few hours, therefore it’s less likely to cause disruption for drivers than previous closures – such as the repair and resurfacing work on Clifton Road between Camelot Street and Old Station Drive which took place in January following a burst water main. The latest closure is said to be necessary to complete work started by the same contractors in March to deal…

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March/April 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 23rd March to Friday 26th March 2021 – Old Loughborough Road – approx. 50m south of the junction with Landmere Lane – 24 hour two-way traffic signals – installation of new electricity supply by Western Power Distribution. Wednesday 21st April 7.00am to Saturday 24th April 5.00pm – Two-way 24 hour temporary traffic lights on Kirk Lane adjacent to Sycamore Close – work by Severn Trent Water in the…

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Clifton Road to Close Again!

After having already been closed to through traffic twice this year for roadworks, one of the main access routes in and out of Ruddington will soon be shut again. Thankfully this time it’s just for a few hours – and also at the weekend – so is less likely to cause disruption for drivers than the previous repair and resurfacing work on Clifton Road between Camelot Street and Old Station Drive which took place in January following a burst water main. The latest closure is said to be necessary to deal with overhanging trees…

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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:- 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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