Category Archives: Roads

Cycling and walking schemes submitted to Government

Cllr Claire DowlingSCHEMES to enable more cycling and walking and provide safe space for social distancing as Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease have been submitted to Government.

East Sussex County Council has been allocated £479,000 from the first round of the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund. A second round of funding is expected to be confirmed at a later date. Continue reading

Road on track despite storms and global pandemic

THE PROGRESS of work on a new road which will drive regeneration in Newhaven has survived two major storms and a global pandemic to stay on schedule.

Newhaven Port Access Road is on track to meet its autumn completion date despite work being stalled by storms Ciara and Dennis in February before the country went into lockdown at the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading

Lockdown roadworks keep county highways safe

Road improvements in Croft Road, CrowboroughHIGHWAYS crews in East Sussex have been pulling out all the stops to keep the county’s roads in tip-top condition during the coronavirus lockdown.

Taking advantage of lower than normal traffic levels, East Sussex Highways workers have worked flat out to fill more than 6,000 potholes since lockdown was declared on March 23 2020. Continue reading