Shropshire Council

September 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

  • 19 July to 8 August: 2044 
  • 19 April 2021 to 8 August 2022: 36671 
  • Number of potholes outstanding (as of 8 August 2022): 3641 

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)

  • 30 August to 1 September – Selattyn to Ivy House
  • 2 September – Welsh Walls, Oswestry
  • 5 to 13 September – B4397 Burlton to Loppington
  • 10 September – Millenheath
  • 12 to 16 September – Station Road, Weston Rhyn
  • 19 to 20 September – Old Quarry Entrance North (TBC)
  • 21 to 27 September – A49 Prees Green to the junction with Weston under road
  • 28 September – B5069 Gobowen Road 

Crew 2 (Central)

  • 15 August to 2 September – Oteley Road, Shrewsbury
  • 5 to 9 September – Hall Bank, Pontesbury
  • 12 to 13 September – TBC
  • 14 to 15 September – TBC
  • 16 to 18 September – Little Oxon Lane, Shrewsbury
  • 19 to 22 September – Westbury village
  • 23 to 26 September – Copthorne Road, Shrewsbury
  • 27 to 29 September – The Mount, Shrewsbury
  • 30 September to 4 October – Priest Weston 

Crew 3 (South)

  • 31 August to 2 September – Middle Wood Road, Ludlow/Whitcliffe
  • 3 to 10 September – From A49 level crossing to Bromfield Sand and Gravel 
  • 5 to 9 September – A454 Shipley
  • 12 to 16 September – A489 from A49 to B4370 junction
  • 19 to 21 September – C5150 Bridges to county boundary (1)
  • 21 to 28 September – C5150 Bridges to county boundary (2)
  • 29 to 30 September – Worfield to Cats Tree crossroads 

Roadmasters 

RoadmasterOur two Roadmasters vehicles tackle potholes on rural roads during spring and summer. In September they'll be operating in south Shropshire zones 11, 12 and 13.

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 September as part of this year’s resurfacing programme. For more information about resurfacing see our 'Resurfacing and surface dressing' page.

  • 8 to 16 September - B5069 Beatrice Street Oswestry 
  • 8 to 16 September - B4579 Legg Street, Oswestry 
  • 12 to 17 September - A41 Newport Road, Cosford 
  • 19 to 23 September - A41 Albrighton 
  • 19 to 30 September - A5112 Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury - from Harlescott Lane to Battlefield 
  • 26 September to 7 October - Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury 
  • 30 September to 14 October - B4397 Ruyton XI Towns

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.