Road Building & Repairs

Highways England

Abseiling, crawling and diving – all in a...

Nov 23, 20201 Comment

A two-year routine maintenance programme by Highways England on a bridge used by around 23,000 drivers a day has recently completed – with hardly any

Gritters

Government funds 93 new gritters

Nov 20, 2020No Comments

The Government has  invested over £16m to help Highways England roll out ninety three brand-new gritters for use this winter, ensuring traffic can continue to move smoothly

Toll Roads

Toll Roads: taking a ‘Toll’ on ...

Nov 19, 2020No Comments

Toll roads are a real pain aren’t they? Not only do we have to deal with traffic and all the other nuisances of our daily

road pricing

Government considers road pricing

Nov 16, 2020No Comments

Following reports in The Times that the Treasury is considering introducing road pricing to plug the budget shortfall as the nation switches to electric cars,

road repairs

Robotic ‘pothole police’ innovator to r...

Nov 05, 2020No Comments

University spin out, Robotiz3d, is to begin developing the world’s first autonomous robot to patrol the streets in search of potholes, following successful private investment.

smart motorway

Less than half of drivers aware of smart mo...

Nov 02, 2020Comments off

Brake says the findings of a new survey reinforce the urgent need to improve public awareness of smart motorways. The survey of 2,000 UK drivers,

Ordnance Survey

Keeping roadsides up to speed with vehicle ...

Oct 08, 2020Comments off

Roadworks of some form are encountered by many road-users daily. Despite being a cause of frustration and disruption to transport networks, they are an absolute

Gritters

New gritters take to the road

Oct 06, 2020Comments off

Ninety-three new state of the art gritters will be patrolling England’s motorways and major A roads this winter as part of a multi-million investment to

Highways England

Highways England airs plan to protect worke...

Oct 02, 2020Comments off

An inflatable safety barrier that can be put up in a matter of minutes is to help protect road workers on the Highways England road

pothole mapping

Government accelerating pothole mapping pro...

Aug 28, 2020Comments off

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

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