National Highways

Using two hands to roll a cigarette

Dangerous drivers are caught on film by off...

Jun 10, 2022No Comments

Two drivers who were literally driving ‘hands free’ had a nasty shock when they realised they had been caught on camera by police officers patrolling

M48 Severn Bridge

Essential cable inspections for M48 Severn ...

May 31, 2022Comments off

National Highways starts an essential programme of cable inspections on the M48 Severn Bridge next month to monitor corrosion. The government-owned company, with its contractors

Spaghetti Junction

Iconic Spaghetti Junction turns 50

May 24, 2022Comments off

Motorists and businesses have today paid tribute to the iconic Spaghetti Junction as the road marks 50 years since first opening to traffic. The junction

Impression of how new road will look

National Highways awards major A417 contrac...

Apr 25, 2022Comments off

National Highways has awarded a £460 million contract to Kier to design and deliver an upgrade to the A417 between Gloucester and Swindon. The contract


Treating carriageway spillages more quickly

Apr 04, 2022Comments off

An innovative trial that seeks to treat spillages on England’s major A-roads and motorways more effectively, enabling roads to re-open more quickly, is being funded

Completed M5 Bridge

National Highways reopens M5 junction 11 on...

Mar 08, 2022Comments off

A major upgrade of two bridges supporting a major gyratory linking the M5 and A40 in Gloucestershire has been completed on schedule, and in time

Motorwat safety barrier

Work begins to upgrade safety barriers on b...

Mar 03, 2022Comments off

National Highways is starting work on a series of enhancements on more than 60 miles of dynamic hard shoulder motorway across the country by upgrading

Newark bypass plan

Preferred route for upgrade to A46 Newark B...

Feb 28, 2022Comments off

National Highways has unveiled its preferred route for a multi-million-pound scheme that will fill in the dual carriageway gap on the crucial A46 trade corridor

Red X sign onthe motorway

Ambulance crews urge drivers to respect the...

Feb 23, 2022Comments off

National Highways and ambulance crews are asking drivers to respect the Red X and give them the space they need to access an incident and


M27 motorway upgrade enters final stages

Feb 14, 2022Comments off

Drivers on one of the busiest stretches of motorway in the country will see changes this week with a new lane becoming available for traffic