Shropshire Council

August 2022

This page lists the planned highways maintenance due to be carried out by Shropshire Council and our Shropshire Highways partners this month. 

Please note: dates are subject to change due to bad weather and other unforeseen circumstances. 

For the latest information see our interactive map.

Potholes

Potholes repaired

  • 21 June to 18 July: 2627
  • 19 April 2021 to 18 July 2022: 34,627
  • Number of potholes outstanding (as of 18 July 2022): 4261

Planned pothole repairs 

Multihogs

Multihog imageOur three Multevo Multihog road planer machines tackle potholes and other defects on roads across Shropshire. The Multihog planes off the road surface to enable a squared-off hole to be filled by a following gang.  

Crew 1 (North)

  • 1 to 5 August: TBC 
  • 8 to 12 August: B4398 Maesbrook to Llanymynech  
  • 15 to 19 August: Adderley 
  • 20 August: B5069 Gobowen Rd  
  • 22 to 27 August: B5069 St Martins To Shellbrook  
  • 30 August to 1 September: Selattyn to Ivy House 

Crew 2 (Central)

  • 1 to 5 August: Racecourse Lane, Shrewsbury 
  • 8 to 9 August: Little Oxon Lane, Shrewsbury 
  • 8 to 13 August: TBC 
  • 15 August to 2 September: Oteley Road, Shrewsbury 

Crew 3 (South)

  • 29 July to 2 August - B4378 Shipton to Brockton 
  • 3 to 12 August: Claverley to Upper Aston 
  • 15 to 16 August: Innage Lane, Bridgnorth 
  • 17 to 18 August: B4373 Innage Lane to Stanley Road, Bridgnorth 
  • 19 to 22 August: B4364 Ludlow Road Bridgnorth 
  • 20 August A49 to Cheney Longville 
  • 23 to 30 August: B4364 The Downs to Telegraph Lane 
  • 31 August to 2 September: Middle Wood Road, Ludlow 

Roadmasters 

RoadmasterOur two Roadmasters vehicles tackle potholes on rural roads during spring and summer. In August they'll be operating in zone 4 (north) and zone 8 (central).

Find and fix

Find and fix work on a country laneOur six ‘find and fix’ gangs will be operating across the county. They identify, or respond to, defects on the county’s 'U' and 'C' roads, and go out and fix them permanently. The gangs generally tackle potholes that are considered dangerous.  

Resurfacing and surface dressing

Resurfacing 

ResurfacingThe following roads are set to be resurfaced in August as part of this year’s resurfacing programme. For more information about resurfacing see our 'Resurfacing and surface dressing' page.

  • 25 July to 2 August: C6196 Mardu Lane  
  • 1 to 6 August: C4249 Oreton Bank to Honeysuckle 
  • 1 to 12 August: C4174 - Cross Road, Albrighton 
  • 1 to 12 August: C4174 - Cross Road, Albrighton - The Sheiling to High Street junction 
  • 15 to 19 August: Calcutts Road, Jackfield 
  • 22 to 26 August: Oldbury Road, Bridgnorth 
  • 25 August to 9 September: Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry - work postponed to later date
  • 30 August to 7 September: A41 from A5 Pickmere roundabout to Telford and Wrekin border

Surface dressing 

Surface dressingWe're delighted to report that our 2022/23 surface dressing programme is now complete. For more information about surface dressing, see our 'Resurfacing and surface dressing' page.