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Welsh Government

Reduced speeds on 20mph roads a ‘turning point’ says Deputy Minister

New preliminary 20mph data published today shows that speeds have reduced by an average of 4mph on main roads since the national rollout of the default 20mph speed limit.

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New Dyfi bridge is a ‘visible symbol’ of the future of road building in Wales

A new bridge built near Machynlleth has been described as a visual symbol of how Wales will ‘raise the bar’ when it comes to road building.

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Essential road works to take place on A55

Motorists are advised to plan ahead before they travel as major road works and lane closures are set to begin on the A55 between junction 36 at the Warren Interchange and the Wales/England border at the end of January and continue until the end March.

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New plan sets out road to recovery as Wales faces nature crisis

“'We need to take every opportunity to support nature and we want to use the land we own around our road network to help it recover.”

Deputy Minister for Climate Change with responsibility for Transport, Lee Waters with pupils from Albany Primary School, Roath Cardiff and Strider

Children across Wales welcome new 20s speed limit on walk to school

There was a different look and feel for children on their trips to school this morning following the introduction of the new 20 mph speed limit.

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Spain’s message to Wales on lower speed limits days ahead of 20mph roll out

“There will be some fears beforehand, but everything will become normal quickly and then everything will start to get better.”

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First Minister sees positive impact 20mph is having in St Brides Major

First Minister Mark Drakeford today (Thursday, September 7) visited one of the first areas in Wales to trial the new 20mph limit to learn more about the impact of the “biggest step-change in community safety in a generation.”

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Further works to begin today on Menai Suspension Bridge

Work will begin today (Monday 4th September 2023) on the Menai Suspension Bridge to ensure it is permanently restored in time for its 200th anniversary.

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‘Road traffic accidents are the largest cause of serious injury in children,’ says paediatric trauma leader at Wales’ children's hospital

“It’s simple, slower speeds save lives! Every year in Wales we see the devastating impacts road traffic collisions have on children and their families. They are the biggest single cause of serious injury in children who are typically walking or cycling.”

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‘Working together to save lives’ - Welsh Government teams up with police ahead of 20mph roll out

The Welsh Government has teamed up with police forces to help educate motorists ahead of the 20mph default speed limit roll out in September. 

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Essential road works to take place on M4

Motorists are advised to plan ahead before they travel in the coming months as a series of major road works and lane closures are set to begin on two separate sections of the M4 this summer.

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Further works confirmed for Menai Suspension Bridge

Work will begin on Monday September 4th to overhaul the Menai Suspension Bridge to ensure it is permanently restored in time for its 200th anniversary.