Saturday, March 23, 2019

Traffic and Travel

Landmark Wichelstowe footbridge lifted into place

An important piece of Wichelstowe’s District Centre jigsaw was slotted into place yesterday  courtesy of a giant crane.

The new footbridge was lifted into position...

Improving traffic flow along Drakes Way and Ocotal Way

Work to upgrade the traffic lights at the junction of Drakes Way and Ocotal Way is complete. In addition to installing new energy-efficient traffic...

Wellington Street upgrade

Paving has been put down outside the Queens Tap and Wellington House. The tarmac surface along Wellington Street has been removed and work has...

Major improvements to Junction 15 of the M4

Work is due to start in late summer. Highways England is finalising plans for the scheme in conjunction with Swindon Borough Council and Badbury...

south Marston

Council to seek HGV ban on Kingshill Road to tackle air pollution

Removing Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from Kingshill Road is just one of the things the Council is proposing to...

Abnormal load travelling on M4 and through Wroughton on Sunday

Road users in the Wroughton area may experience delays on Sunday.

An abnormal load is to leave Membury Services at...

Updating the signs along Blagrove

Swindon Borough Council's Traffic Management team have recently undertaken a review of the signs at the Blagrove Roundabout and part...

Improving traffic flow along Drakes Way and Ocotal Way

Work began on Monday (18 Feb) to upgrade the traffic lights at the junction of Drakes Way and Ocotal...

Progress being made on Wellington Street upgrade

Swindon Borough Council have reported that this week their team at Wellington Street have begun laying the segregated cycle...

mead way

Preparatory work to get underway ahead of Mead Way improvements

Site clearance work which will pave the way for major improvements to a key West Swindon route will start...

south Marston

Long delays on M4 and A419 this morning

Traffic is queuing for around 5 miles on the M4 eastbound this morning from junction 15.

Overnight the entry slip...

south Marston

A419 Gas Leak Update

One lane has been opened in both directions of the A419 whilst the gas leak is fixed.
It is expected...

breaking

A419 closed in both directions due to gas leak

The A419 has been closed this morning in both directions between Blunsdon and Cricklade.
Diversions are in place and motorists...

A419

A419 north of Swindon closed following serious road traffic collision

We have just been informed by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) of a road traffic collision on...