Roads, Travel & Parking

Thursday 28 March 2024

Temporary road closure

Between Wednesday 03 April – Friday 05 April and Monday 15 April – Wednesday 17 April a section of Brangwyn Avenue, Llantarnam, will be closed to install a new zebra crossing on a raised platform.
Friday 22 March 2024

Foundry Road tree felling update

We would like to inform residents that the necessary felling of diseased Ash trees, and other trees posing a risk to the highway along Foundry Road, Abersychan, have been successfully completed.
Monday 11 March 2024

Torfaen schools ready to celebrate 15 years of UK's largest travel to school challenge

This week marks the start of the Big Walk and Wheel fortnight which aims to encourage school children to travel to school actively...
Friday 22 September 2023

Riverside car park revamp

From Monday 25 September, work to improve vehicle ramps and surface water drainage will start.
Wednesday 6 September 2023

Preparation work for new 20mph limit

Work has begun to remove road signs in Torfaen ahead of the introduction of a new 20mph speed limit.
Thursday 10 August 2023

New active travel routes

Nearly half a million pounds will be spent on two key projects to improve active travel in the borough...
Tuesday 25 July 2023

Leak near canal aqueduct to be repaired

Work to repair a leak near the Dowlais Brook aqueduct on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal will start tomorrow...
Thursday 20 July 2023

Join forces to reduce flood risks

Residents and businesses are invited to have their say on a draft six-year plan to reduce flooding in the borough...
Wednesday 5 July 2023

Preparation work for new 20mph limits

Work to install new road signs will begin next week ahead of the introduction of a new 20mph speed limit.
Friday 24 March 2023

Big Walk and Wheel Week

Three primary schools have agreed to sign up to a national programme aimed at getting school children to regularly walk, cycle or scoot to school.
Wednesday 8 March 2023

Train station on track

A project to transform Pontypool and New Inn Railway Station has reached an important construction milestone.
Monday 6 March 2023

New trees for Pontypool Park

Work to establish 80 new trees and more than 4,500 hedging plants in Pontypool Park will begin this week.
Tuesday 14 February 2023

Cabinet approves plans for 20mph roll out

Cabinet members have approved Torfaen Council's plans for the roll out of new 20mph legislation later this year.
Friday 10 February 2023

Road closures to remove diseased trees

Road closures to remove diseased trees
Five temporary road closures will be in place over the next few weeks to allow for the safe removal of diseased trees along main road corridors in Torfaen...
Friday 18 November 2022

Getting winter ready

Highways maintenance teams are checking gullies and drains as part of the Council's winter preparedness plan...
Friday 25 February 2022

Work to begin on railway station upgrade

Work to improve Pontypool and New Inn Railway Station and create an integrated park and ride facility is due to begin next week.
Wednesday 26 January 2022

Cwmbran Drive Active Travel Improvement Study - have your say

As part of the Council's work around Active Travel, we want to make it easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists to cross Cwmbran Drive near four of the busiest roundabouts, and we need your views for potential new road crossings...
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