Road Building & Repairs

Ford

Ford helps roadside workers stay safe

Feb 18, 2021No Comments

Ford has developed new, first-of-its-kind electronic high-visibility panels, which do not rely on other light sources to be clearly visible in the dark. The red

potholes

Funding to fix potholes allocated to local ...

Feb 15, 2021No Comments

Councils across England have today been allocated their share of £500 million for highways maintenance, with the funding expected to fix the equivalent of 10 million potholes across the country. It is the second instalment

Highways England

Highways England referred to CPS over smart...

Feb 12, 2021No Comments

Highways England could face manslaughter charges after the death of a 62-year-old grandmother on a stretch of smart motorway. A coroner investigating the death of

Highways England

Highways England: What a difference a year ...

Feb 05, 2021No Comments

Fascinating new footage released by Highways England offers a bird’s eye view of progress being made on the £78 million transformation of a busy M6

Potholes

Potholes a growing concern for drivers

Feb 04, 2021No Comments

Potholes are perceived by motorists to be a much more significant concern on the road than they were three years ago, overtaking texting and drink

weather stations

New weather stations helping to keep traffi...

Feb 02, 2021No Comments

New roadside weather stations on five-metre-high poles are helping keep England’s motorways and major A roads moving this winter. The weather stations provide vital information

Department for Transport

Department for Transport: £93m for road up...

Feb 01, 2021No Comments

As part of the Government’s commitment to fuel the economic recovery from Covid-19, the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today (Saturday 30 January) pledged £93m for

smart motorway

Are Highways England addressing smart motor...

Jan 25, 2021Comments off

The safety of smart motorways has hit the news again this week, after an inquest heard the deaths of two men on a converted stretch

JCB

JCB unveils new solution to tackle UK potho...

Jan 15, 2021Comments off

British digger maker JCB has unveiled a brand new machine to tackle a national scourge – potholes. The company has launched the PotholePro – a

Tailgating

Highways England catches tailgaters on came...

Jan 11, 2021Comments off

Highways England is trialling the use of new cameras to clamp down on tailgating, an offence it says is a factor in around one in

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