ROAD resurfacing works across the Wokingham borough, including roads in Woodley and Earley, are set to begin this week.

The £1.7 million road-repairing project started yesterday, January 11, and will continue until the end of March in order to repair main travel routes across the borough.

ALSO READ: More than 1000 signatures raised after woodland site fenced off and trees cut down

The roads being worked on during spring in Woodley and Earley are Rushey Way, Butts Hill Road, and Headley Road, as well as these roads across the rest of Wokingham: Basingstoke Road, Swallowfield, Nine Mile Ride, Finchampstead, Milestone Avenue, Charvil, Eversley Road, Arborfield, New Wokingham Road, Crowthorne, Wargrave Road, Twyford, Hurst Road, Twyford, Barkham Ride, Finchampstead, Barkham Street, Barkham.

Cllr Pauline Jorgensen, executive member for highways and transport, said: “We continue to invest in our road network with thousands of residents already seeing benefits from improvements on more than 100 roads across the area.

“Working on key transport routes across the area will help to ensure when road use increases again we’ll be able to provide even more of our residents with smooth, safe journeys whether travelling in their vehicles, on public transport or by bike.

ALSO READ: Police given extra time to quiz suspects in horror stabbing

"Thank you in advance to everyone putting up with minor disruption while we carry out these important works."

For more information, visit