Highways England

M4 motorway upgrade enters final stages

Jul 11, 2022Comments off

The M4 motorway upgrade will enter its final stage this week, with a new fourth lane and extra road safety features opening between junctions 3

Jessica Kenny

National Highways completes complex concret...

Jul 05, 2022Comments off

A National Highways engineer has spoken of her pride at delivering a complex £1.5m repair programme to the concrete foundations of the M6 in Birmingham.

M3 Motorway

ORR beefs up scrutiny of National Highways&...

May 05, 2022Comments off

National Highways must provide high quality, detailed plans for how it will operate, maintain, and improve the Strategic Road Network between 2025 and 2030, says

Stolen Laptop Reconstruction

Cyber fears as Highways England lose 125 el...

Apr 11, 2022Comments off

Highways England, the public body in charge of maintaining and improving motorways and major roads in England, has misplaced over one hundred key devices, including

Arial view of the Queen Elizabeth II bridge

The Queen Elizabeth II bridge at Dartford c...

Nov 04, 2021Comments off

Built at a cost of £120m and officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in October 1991 it was the first bridge to be

all-lane-running smart motorways

Majority of drivers think all-lane-running ...

Sep 16, 2021Comments off

Six in 10 drivers (62%) think that all-lane-running smart motorway schemes should be scrapped entirely and the hard shoulder reinstated, while retaining the technology that

Stonehenge

Campaigners win court fight to block Stoneh...

Aug 02, 2021Comments off

Campaigners have won a court battle to block the £1.7bn construction of a road tunnel near Stonehenge. Mr Justice Holgate has ruled that a decision

Operation Brock

M20 Operation Brock contraflow to be deacti...

Jul 30, 2021Comments off

Details of work to deactivate the moveable concrete barrier on the M20 in Kent, have been confirmed today by Highways England. The barrier will be

Operation Brock

Lifting of lockdown restrictions prompts wo...

Jul 19, 2021Comments off

The lifting of lockdown restrictions from Monday 19 July has triggered the next deployment of the moveable barrier system on the M20 in Kent in

smart motorway

Public trust was undermined on smart motorw...

Jul 02, 2021Comments off

Highways England undermined trust in smart motorways when it failed to give an accurate timeline for a 2016 pledge to make technology to detect stopped