Road Building & Repairs

pothole mapping

Government accelerating pothole mapping pro...

Aug 28, 2020No Comments

A first-of-its-kind audit into the pothole mapping in England has been launched today (Friday 28 August) by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, aided by data from

Acceleration Unit

Transport Secretary launches Acceleration U...

Aug 21, 2020No Comments

Vital rail and road upgrades that will create jobs, increase connectivity, and boost the economy will be delivered more quickly, thanks to the launch of

Highways England to raise motorway roadwork...

Jul 27, 2020Comments off

Highways England have decided that the speed limit through most of England’s motorway roadworks will be raised from the current 50mph to 60mph. Having conducted

A500

A500 work finishes ahead of schedule

Jul 03, 2020Comments off

Six lanes of traffic are today (July 3) open for traffic along the A500 in Staffordshire  after work to widen the heavily-congested road was finished three months ahead of schedule. Journey

Roads funding

Roads funding puts nation on ‘path to rec...

May 18, 2020Comments off

The Government has set its sights on filling around 11 million potholes as part of a new multi-billion-pound infrastructure package. The funding, announced by transport

‘Stop-start’ approach to highwa...

Mar 30, 2020Comments off

A decrease in highway maintenance budgets has caused the ‘one-time cost’ to get roads in England and Wales back into reasonable condition to rise to

smart motorway

Measures to ‘raise the bar’ on ...

Mar 13, 2020Comments off

The Government has confirmed dynamic smart motorways are being abolished, in an effort to ‘rebuild public confidence’ in the motorway network. The move comes as

Budget

Budget 2020: Industry reaction and comment

Mar 11, 2020Comments off

Edmund King, AA president, described the Budget as a ‘Budget to keep Britain moving and gets us out of a hole’ and added: “Putting more

Budget 2020

Budget 2020: The chancellor announces 2.5bn...

Mar 11, 2020Comments off

The chancellor of the Exchequer has announced in the Budget 2020, that as part of a £600bn package on infrastructure spending, that 2.5bn will be

Roadmender Asphalt

New developments are leading to reduced dis...

Mar 09, 2020Comments off

Britain’s damaged roads have been a point of contention in public and political debate in recent years. Harsh winters, the growth of road users, as

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