Highway Maintenance

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RAC: Desperate state of UK roads highlighte...

Apr 20, 2021No Comments

Despite a national coronavirus lockdown, RAC patrols went to the aid of a staggering 4,694 drivers who had most likely broken down as a result

resurfacing roads

Anti-ageing cream for roads!

Apr 19, 2021No Comments

Highways England is trialing a new type of material for resurfacing roads which aims to help them last ‘significantly’ longer and reduce the need for

highway maintenance

‘Up-down’ approach to highways ...

Apr 07, 2021No Comments

A legacy of inconsistent funding is still preventing local authorities from being able to provide long term, cost effective maintenance improvements for local roads. That’s

potholes

Funding to fix potholes allocated to local ...

Feb 15, 2021Comments off

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: What a difference a year ...

Feb 05, 2021Comments off

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, 2021Comments off

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

ghost markings

Vanishing act for ghost markings

Dec 17, 2020Comments off

An end to confusing ‘ghost markings’ on roads could soon be in sight following a competition launched by Highways England to tackle the worldwide issue.

Highways England

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

Nov 23, 2020Comments off

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, 2020Comments off

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

road repairs

Robotic ‘pothole police’ innovator to r...

Nov 05, 2020Comments off

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.

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