Motorways

M6 toll

Maritime Transport the guinea pig for new M...

Apr 12, 20211 Comment

Felixstowe giant Maritime Transport will become the first company to trial the M6 toll road’s new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)-based charging system. The introduction

weather stations

New weather stations helping to keep traffi...

Feb 02, 2021Comments off

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

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

M6

New year weekend M6 junction closures in Ch...

Dec 16, 2020Comments off

Drivers using the M6 in Cheshire will see big changes in the New Year when a new bridge across the motorway begins to take shape.

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

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

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

Stott Farm

The famous house sandwiched by the M62

Dec 20, 2019Comments off

Every time you drive past Stott Hall Farm, you ALWAYS have to turn and look. It’s a knee-jerk reaction. If the name “Stott Hall” doesn’t

M6toll

M6toll launches HGV driver road safety camp...

Nov 19, 2019Comments off

M6toll, operated by Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), has joined forces with Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) to produce a high impact road safety campaign designed

Smart motorways to be reviewed over safety ...

Oct 25, 2019Comments off

Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, announced to MPs* that an urgent review into the safety concerns over smart motorways, and has called for recommendations to be

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