£3.2M for new road schemes | Oxfordshire County Council

£3.2M for new road schemes

Congestion improvements, maintenance and better access to benefit from Government award in 2017.

About the award

The Department for Transport has awarded us  £3.252M from the National Productivity Investment Fund in 2017/18 to:

  • develop and implement projects to reduce congestion
  • improve the maintenance and upgrade local highway assets
  • improve access to employment and housing
  • develop economic and job creation activities.

How the award will be allocated

We have provisionally allocated this award, subject to detailed design, to the following projects:

Scheme Cost 2017/18  Description
A4158 Oxford Road and Newman Road junction £55,000 Improve capacity of junction (design only)
MOVA - a system for controlling traffic signals (Clifton Hampden, Frilford, Wantage ) £160,000 Upgrade traffic control at traffic signals
MOVA - a system for controlling traffic signals (M40 J11) £250,000 Upgrade traffic control on roundabout
A40 Sunderland Avenue £677,000 Major maintenance scheme
Urban traffic management and control (UTMC) integration £23,000 Co-ordination of traffic management systems with Highways England
Oxford variable message signs (VMS) – car park guidance and traffic information signs £350,000 Better driver information on approaches to Oxford
Woodstock Road, Oxford £1,000,000 Major maintenance scheme
Smart cycle detection system (SCDS) £185,000 Better management of cycle parking in Oxford city centre
Access to Headington complimentary measures £100,000 Major maintenance scheme
Upgrade bus stops £335,000 Improved accessibility of rural bus stops
Warwick Road, Banbury £80,000 Install pedestrian crossing

When the work will be finished

All projects will be completed by March 2018.

Last reviewed
17 October 2017
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