Telford and Wrekin Council is the Highway Authority for all roads in the Administrative County of Telford and Wrekin, with the exception of roads managed by Highways England.
The borough is located within the Traditional County of Shropshire, and its only Primary Destination is Telford, although prior to the New Town, Wellington was a Primary Destination in its own right. Outside Telford, the authority is mostly rural with the only other town of note being Newport which is located at the junction of A41 and A518 in the northeast of the authority.
According to their website, Telford and Wrekin Council look after:
- 1,000km of roads
- 800km of footpaths
- 100km of cycle tracks
- 29,000 road gullies
- 26,000 streetlight columns
- 1,200 traffic signs
- 1,300 street nameplate signs
- 600 km of white and yellow line and road markings
The following roads that run through Telford and Wrekin are Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by Highways England:
- A5 (section between M54 junction 7 to the western local authority boundary)
Principal and Classified Numbered Roads
The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by Telford and Wrekin Council:
||Newport, Shropshire (N)
Classified Unnumbered (Class III) and Unclassified Roads
For their Class III road network, Telford and Wrekin Council appear to use "C" prefixes. Unusually, they also choose to number all of their unclassified roads, with a prefix of "U".
They do, however, appear to claim to not actually hold a list of roads that they manage, but they do know that they have 225 km of Classified Unnumbered Roads and 647 km of Unclassified Roads.
Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings