Photo of a 'road closed' sign.

Four-month closure of Coniston Road for subway infill and new crossing installation

A key road through Patchway has been closed for “up to 16 weeks” to allow a pedestrian subway to be filled in and replaced with an ‘on the level’ zebra crossing. South Glos Council says the scheme is needed because the parapet railings over the subway are in poor condition and “do not provide sufficient containment in the event of a collision”. Bus diversions are in operation.

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Roadworks sign.

M5 Junction 17 (Cribbs Causeway) improvement work due to start this week

Improvement work on the southbound exit slip road at junction 17 of the M5 is due to get under way this week. The Highways Agency is carrying out the work as part of the Government’s Pinch Point programme, which forms part of the growth initiative outlined during the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement in November 2011. According to the agency: “Pinch Points provides smaller scale improvements that

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Potholes in Consiton Road, Patchway, Bristol.

Coniston Road to be resurfaced next week

A Patchway road that has been riddled with potholes for years is to be closed for resurfacing for up to five days next week (w/c Monday 18th March). South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has announced that the stretch of Coniston Road between Rodway Road and Waterside Drive will be subject to “major maintenance works” that will involve the planing off of

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