Streets Ahead

Streets Ahead is a huge city-wide highways maintenance contract that is upgrading and then maintaining the condition of our city’s roads, pavements, street lights, bridges and other items on or around our streets. It's the largest highway investment contract ever seen in Sheffield, worth £2bn.

This aim of this contract is to maintain and upgrade:

  • road and pavements
  • gritting and snow clearance
  • bridge and other road-side structures
  • roadside trees and verges
  • traffic lights and road signs
  • street lights
  • road drainage
  • street cleaning
  • street furniture including nameplate, bollards, safety fences, barriers and benches

Streets Ahead works will only be carried out on adopted roads. Other roads (such as private roads, trunk roads and unadopted public highways) are not included.

View map of works programme

Dates provided on the map are indicative dates only and can be subject to change.

To date Streets Ahead has:

  • resurfaced over 1,800 miles of pavement
  • 504,420 drainage gullies cleaned
  • installed over 66,837 new LED streetlights
  • responded to 174,820 requests for street cleaning
  • resurfaced over 916 miles of road
  • repaired over 169,051 potholes
  • made improvements to over 1,350 bridges and structures 

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