Council Pledge More Resources to Fix Potholes

January 7, 2011

Ten teams of highways staff from East Riding of Yorkshire Council are carrying out repairs to the road network across the area following the big freeze. From Monday, this will increase to 14 teams as the council responds to reports of damage to the East Riding’s 3,500km (2,100 miles) of roads. Councillor Matthew Grove, portfolio holder for highways and emergency planning, said: “December’s weather was among the most severe on…

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Road Safety Checks Uncover More Than Motoring Offences

An event held in Beverley saw drivers given advice as their vehicles were checked to make sure they are safe, road-legal, insured, and properly taxed. Stop-checks were made on cars at Norwood in Beverley on Wednesday, 29 September, to help keep everyone on the East Riding’s roads as safe as possible. Councillor Matthew Grove, portfolio holder for highways and emergency planning, said: “Reducing the number of people killed and seriously…

October 7, 2010
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New A1079 Traffic Lights To Be Switched On

September 30, 2010

New traffic lights at a busy junction will be switched on this Tuesday. Work to install traffic signals at the busy Jock’s Lodge Interchange where the A1079 Beverley Bypass meets the A164 between Beverley and Willerby is almost complete. The scheme has been designed to improve traffic flows at the junction with particular emphasis on allowing traffic coming off the A1079 to join the A164 safely. The signals are due…

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