Highways England

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

PHEV

New PHEVs to help Highways England cut emis...

Jun 17, 2021Comments off

Highways England is super-charging its drive to cut carbon emissions with 72 state-of-the-art Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) joining its traffic officer rapid response fleet.

Highways England

Highways England forced to backtrack smart ...

Jun 10, 2021Comments off

Highways England has had to backtrack on its plan to convert a section of the M62 to all lane running without a statutory environmental impact

litter

How louts dumping litter on M6 were caught

Jun 03, 2021Comments off

Video footage released by Highways England reveals the moment litter louts caught dumping rubbish on the M6 were then ordered to clean up their mess

Roadworks

Roadworks projects could be delivered faste...

May 11, 2021Comments off

Completing roadworks faster and making sites safer for staff are among the improvements identified using a trailblazing form of artificial intelligence (AI) on Britain’s biggest

All Lane Running

Measures to boost safety on ‘All Lane...

Apr 21, 2021Comments off

Every new ‘All Lane Running’ (ALR) motorway, more commonly known as ‘smart motorway’, will open with technology in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles

tyre safety

Cutting edge technology on right track to i...

Apr 09, 2021Comments off

Cutting edge technology that monitors tyre pressures, tread depth and the axle weight of HGVs has been hailed for its potential in boosting safety on