Category Archives: Roads

Six day road closure in Hastings

BATTLE Road in Hastings will be closed for 24 hours a day for six days from 15 March.

East Sussex Highways, in collaboration with Hastings Borough Council, will be closing Battle Road to install temporary concrete protection blocks.

The blocks are required to protect road users and pedestrians during the planned demolition of a privately owned structure.

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Promising results from innovative safety programme

Cllr Bill BentleyPILOT schemes from an innovative programme to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on East Sussex roads have started to show promising results.

Two intervention projects designed to inspire a change in driver behaviour on the county’s roads have shown a reduction in reoffending among those caught speeding, while a third project has shown a reduction in the number of casualties at treated high risk sites. Continue reading

Bus pass rules relaxed to support vaccinations

BusCONCESSIONARY bus pass holders will soon be able to travel before 9.30am in a bid to support the COVID vaccination programme.

From Monday, January 18, East Sussex County Council will temporarily relax the rules to help elderly and vulnerable residents travel to early morning COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Continue reading

East Sussex Highways emergency team – not just for Christmas

The council’s Highways team are available to deal with emergency call outs throughout the year.

Although there is usually an increase in out of hours calls during the winter months, the Highways team deal with emergencies on the county’s roads 365 days a year helping the public, making hazards on the highway safe and keeping roads open in all weathers. Continue reading